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.
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.