φλέγμα

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From φλέγω (phlegō, set on fire, inflame) +‎ -μα (-ma)

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NounEdit

φλέγμα (phlegma) (genitive φλέγματος) n, third declension

  1. flame, fire, heat
  2. (medicine) inflammation
  3. phlegm, a cold slimy humour of the body

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Derived termsEdit

  • λευκὸν φλέγμα (leukon phlegma, type of dropsy, anasarca)

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