Definition of phlegmonoid in English:

phlegmonoid

adjective

rare
  • Resembling (a) phlegmon; phlegmonous.

Origin

Mid 18th century. From phlegmon + -oid. Compare post-classical Latin phlegmonodes (in a 6th-cent. translation of a Greek medical writer), Hellenistic Greek ϕλεγμονώδης.

Pronunciation

phlegmonoid

/ˈflɛɡmənɔɪd/