Definition of phlogosis in English:

phlogosis

noun

Medicine
  • Inflammation; an instance or area of inflammation.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in George Thomson (1619–1677), physician. From ancient Greek ϕλόγωσις burning, inflammation from ϕλογοῦν to set on fire + -ωσις.

Pronunciation

phlogosis

/flə(ʊ)ˈɡəʊsɪs/