sub inflammation

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inflammation in·flam·ma·tion (ĭn'flə-mā'shən)
n.
A localized protective reaction of tissue to irritation, injury, or infection, characterized by pain, redness, swelling, and sometimes loss of function.


in·flame' v.
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