Definition of phlegmonic in English:

phlegmonic

adjective

  • = phlegmonous.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Guy de Chauliac's Grande Chirurgie. From post-classical Latin phlegmonicus, flegmonicus from Hellenistic Greek ϕλεγμονικός inflammatory (Galen) from ancient Greek ϕλεγμονή + -ικός. Compare Catalan flemònic, Spanish † flemonico.

Pronunciation

phlegmonic

/flɛɡˈmɒnɪk/