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Synonyms for inflammation
ˌɪn fləˈmeɪ ʃənin·flam·ma·tion

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  1. inflammation, redness, rubornoun

    a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat

    ignition, excitement, fervour, lighting, excitation, rubor, kindling, fervor, firing, redness, inflaming, red

  2. excitement, excitation, inflammation, fervor, fervournoun

    the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up

    "his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled"; "he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation"

    fervor, firing, fervency, lighting, turmoil, redness, kindling, innervation, excitement, ignition, ardour, excitation, agitation, fervidness, irritation, exhilaration, fire, upheaval, hullabaloo, rubor, inflaming, fervour, ardor

  3. inflammation, inflamingnoun

    arousal to violent emotion

    ignition, excitement, fervour, lighting, excitation, rubor, kindling, fervor, firing, redness, inflaming

  4. ignition, firing, lighting, kindling, inflammationnoun

    the act of setting something on fire

    dismissal, fervor, firing, light, liberation, tinder, redness, firing off, dismission, touchwood, sack, ignition, discharge, release, excitement, spunk, sacking, excitation, ignition system, lighting, kindling, rubor, punk, inflaming, fervour, fire

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  1. inflammationnoun

    burning, conflagration, setting on fire

  2. inflammationnoun

    (Med.) swelling and redness

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. inflammationnoun

    phlogosis, phlegmasia

    Associated words:
    phlogistic, phlogogenous, antiphlogistic, demulcent delitescence

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  1. List of paraphrases for "inflammation":

    ignition, flammability, swelling, inflammatory, flame

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  1. Isa Kujawski:

    Beans are a heart healthy food which consist of fiber and a variety of vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals. They improve the risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol, blood pressure, inflammation, and promoting digestive wellness, beans are rich in soluble fiber, which acts as food to beneficial gut bacteria to promote a healthy gut flora, which is an important factor in overall heart health.

  2. Jay Cowin:

    It's full of polyunsaturated fatty acids like Omega-6, which can cause inflammation and liver damage, when buying cooking oils, it's important to know and understand that we need a balance of Omega 3 and 6 fats in our diet; so consuming disproportionate amounts of either one can imbalance the system.

  3. Dean Ornish:

    Because they all share the same underlying biological mechanisms: chronic inflammation, oxidative stress, changes in the microbiome, changes in gene expression, overstimulation of the sympathetic nervous system, changes in immune function and so on, and in turn, each one of these is directly influenced by what we eat, how we respond to stress, how much exercise we get and how much love and support we have.

  4. Dennys Nieto:

    I suffer from asthma and pain in my lungs. It feels like I'm being hit in the lungs, headaches, inflammation and pain in my throat. And also I have erratic blood pressure and heartbeat.

  5. Annelie Vogt von Heselholt:

    If your immune system isn’t in top shape, daily stress from work and life can cause you to feel run down and develop inflammation and chronic diseases, by eating foods that are immune system boosters, you can help your body be stronger and better resist stress and diseases such as heart disease and cancer.

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