how to pronounce inflammation


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inflammation is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of inflammation in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… trauma or inflammation in that tissue …”

meanings of inflammation


  1. Violent excitement.
  2. A condition of any part of the body, consisting of congestion of the blood vessels, with obstruction of the blood current, and growth of morbid tissue. It is manifested outwardly by redness and swelling, attended with heat and pain.
  3. The state of being inflamed.
  4. The act of inflaming, kindling, or setting on fire.

inflammation frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word inflammation occurs in english on average 3.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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