Definition of Inflammatory disease
1. Noun. A disease characterized by inflammation.
Specialized synonyms: Nec, Necrotizing Enterocolitis, Gastroenteritis, Intestinal Flu, Stomach Flu, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, Pid, Empyema, Pleurisy, Pyelitis, Pharyngitis, Raw Throat, Sore Throat, Angina, Arthritis, Acne, Urinary Tract Infection
Terms within: Inflammation, Redness, Rubor
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Literary usage of Inflammatory disease
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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1887)
"Journ. of April 16, 1887, his views of the pathology of chronic inflammatory disease of the uterine appendages, as illustrated in a series of 63 cases ..."
2. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1915)
"Of these the clinical diagnosis in four is pelvic inflammatory disease, in one multiple myoma, with adnexal disease, in one relaxed vaginal outlet, ..."
3. Fertility, Family Planning, and Women's Health: New Data From the 1995 by Joyce C. Abma, A. Chandra, W. Mosher, L. Peterson (1998)
"Pelvic inflammatory disease and Douching Pelvic inflammatory disease, or PID, is caused by a variety of infectious agents. PID can cause recurrent pain, ..."
4. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1894)
"... and we have no hesitation in recommending them to our readers' perusal. Spinal Caries (Spondylitis, or inflammatory disease of the Spinal Column). ..."
5. Gynecology by Brooke Melancthon Anspach (1921)
"Pelvic inflammatory disease is a term which may be used to denote lesions of ... The exciting cause of pelvic inflammatory disease is bacterial infection; ..."
6. A Treatise on the science and practice of midwifery by William Smoult Playfair (1893)
"From the earliest times the occurrence after parturition of severe forms of inflammatory disease in and about the pelvis, frequently ending in suppuration, ..."