phlogo-, phlog- +

(Greek: fire, flame; inflammation)

1. Opposed to the theory of phlogiston, or the existence of an element of pure fire.
2. An opponent of this theory.
1. In medicine, counteracting or reducing inflammation.
2. A medicinal agent allaying inflammation.
1. Without flame.
2. Flameless; as, an aphlogistic lamp in which a coil of wire is kept in a condition of continued ignition by alcohol.
To relieve of inflammation.
The name given to oxygen by Priestley, who, on its first discovery, supposed it to be ordinary air deprived of phlogiston.
A believer in the existence or theory of phlogiston.
1. In medicine, relating to or inducing inflammation or fever; therefore, inflammatory.
2. Capable of causing an inflammatory response.
3. Impassioned; heated.
A hypothetical substance that was thought to provide the necessary fuel for an inflammatory process.
A hypothetical substance or principle formerly supposed to exist in combination in all combustible bodies, and to be disengaged in the process of combustion; the "principle of inflammability"; the matter of fire, conceived as fixed in inflammable substances
Any white cell that participates in the inflammatory response.
A substance capable of producing inflammation.
phlogogenic, phlogogenous, phlogotic
1. Capable of causing an inflammatory response.
2. Producing or causing inflammation.
Inflammation, especially of external parts of the body; erysipelatous inflammation. In medicine, erysipelas is also known as St. Anthony's fire; an acute febrile disease associated with intense, local inflammation of the skin and subcutaneous tissues; caused by a hemolytic streptococcus.
1. The injection of a foreign protein, typhoid vaccine, etc., to induce fever in the treatment of certain diseases; especially, those of a parasyphilitic nature.
2. An obsolete form of therapy in which a nonspecific local inflammation was induced for its supposed curative value.

Cross references of word groups that are related, directly, indirectly, or partly to: "fire, burn, glow, or ashes": ars-, ard-; -bust; cand-, cend-; caust-, caut-; crema-; ciner-; ether-; flagr-; flam-; focus, foci-; fulg-; gehenna-; ign-; phleg-; pyreto-, -pyrexia; pyr-; spod- (ashes; waste); volcan-.