Origin of inflammation
Examples from the Web for inflammation
You get vaccinated in the arm, you shouldn't have inflammation in the joint.Uh Oh: Ebola Vaccine Trials Stop
December 19, 2014
The truth is that any exercise releases cortisol and results in a certain level of inflammation—and this is a good thing!
Opponents of endurance training explain that it increases stress hormones, inflammation, and often leads to over-training.
From there grew the idea that inflammation itself could be a facilitator of metastatic growth.How Big Pharma Holds Back in the War on Cancer
April 23, 2014
Rarely, severe infections can lead to inflammation of the brain or meningitis.Thanks to Anti-Vaxxers, Mumps Are Back. What’s Next?
March 20, 2014
He was dying of inflammation of the liver, contracted in Senegal.
Well, there'd be some credit in being jolly, with a inflammation of the lungs.'Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit
A week later he died, carried off by inflammation of the lungs.
Dimness of sight, arising from weakness or inflammation, is best relieved by frequent washing of the eyes with cold water.
In chronic diseases, especially those of the lungs, where there is no inflammation, a change of air is much to be recommended.
- the reaction of living tissue to injury or infection, characterized by heat, redness, swelling, and pain
- the act of inflaming or the state of being inflamed
Word Origin and History for inflammation
"redness or swelling in a body part," early 15c., from Middle French inflammation and directly from Latin inflammationem (nominative inflammatio) "a setting on fire," noun of action from past participle stem of inflammare (see inflame). Literal sense in English from 1560s.
- A localized protective reaction of tissue to irritation, injury, or infection, characterized by pain, redness, swelling, and sometimes loss of function.
- The reaction of a part of the body to injury or infection, characterized by swelling, heat, redness, and pain. The process includes increased blood flow with an influx of white blood cells and other chemical substances that facilitate healing.
The response of tissue to injury or infection. Pain, heat, redness, and swelling are the four basic symptoms of inflammation.