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Definition of inflammation noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

inflammation

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌɪnfləˈmeɪʃn//
 
[uncountable, countable]
 
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a condition in which a part of the body becomes red, sore, and swollen because of infection or injury inflammation of the ear a cream to reduce inflammation
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: inflammation