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phlogistic

[floh-jis-tik] /floʊˈdʒɪs tɪk/
adjective
1.
Pathology, inflammatory.
2.
pertaining to or consisting of phlogiston.
Origin
1725-1735
1725-35; < Greek phlogist(ós) inflammable (verbid of phlogízein to set on fire; akin to phlox, phlegm) + -ic
Related forms
postphlogistic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for phlogistic

phlogistic

/flɒˈdʒɪstɪk/
adjective
1.
(pathol) of inflammation; inflammatory
2.
(chem) of, concerned with, or containing phlogiston
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