Definition of phlegmonous in English:

phlegmonous

adjective

  • Of the nature of or involving (a) phlegmon.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Guy de Chauliac's Grande Chirurgie. From post-classical Latin phlegmonosus from phlegmon + classical Latin -ōsus.

Pronunciation

phlegmonous

/ˈflɛɡmənəs/