In*flam"ma*to*ry (?), a. [Cf. F. inflammatoire.]


Tending to inflame, kindle, or irritate.


Tending to excite anger, animosity, tumult, or sedition; seditious; as, inflammatory libels, writings, speeches, or publications.


3. Med.

Accompanied with, or tending to cause, preternatural heat and excitement of arterial action; as, an inflammatory disease.

Inflammatory crust. Med. Same as Buffy coat, under Buffy. -- Inflammatory fever, a variety of fever due to inflammation.


© Webster 1913.

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