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|Noun||1.||inflammatory disease - a disease characterized by inflammation|
NEC, necrotizing enterocolitis - an acute inflammatory disease occurring in the intestines of premature infants; necrosis of intestinal tissue may follow
gastroenteritis, intestinal flu, stomach flu - inflammation of the stomach and intestines; can be caused by Salmonella enteritidis
pelvic inflammatory disease, PID - inflammation of the female pelvic organs (especially the Fallopian tubes) caused by infection by any of several microorganisms (chiefly gonococci and chlamydia); symptoms are abdominal pain and fever and foul-smelling vaginal discharge
empyema - a collection of pus in a body cavity (especially in the lung cavity)
pleurisy - inflammation of the pleura of the lungs (especially the parietal layer)
pyelitis - inflammation of the renal pelvis
angina - any disease of the throat or fauces marked by spasmodic attacks of intense suffocative pain
arthritis - inflammation of a joint or joints
acne - an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin; characterized by papules or pustules or comedones
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
urinary tract infection - any infection of any of the organs of the urinary tract
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