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English noun: redness

1. redness (state) a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat


Synonymsinflammation, rubor


Broader (hypernym)symptom


Narrower (hyponym)adenitis, alveolitis, alveolitis, angiitis, aortitis, appendicitis, arteritis, balanitis, balanoposthitis, blepharitis, bursitis, carditis, catarrh, cellulitis, cephalitis, cervicitis, cheilitis, cholangitis, cholecystitis, chorditis, chorditis, colitis, colpitis, colpocystitis, conjunctivitis, corditis, coryza, costochondritis, dacryocystitis, diverticulitis, dry socket, encephalitis, encephalomyelitis, endarteritis, endocervicitis, endometritis, enteritis, epicondylitis, epididymitis, epiglottitis, episcleritis, esophagitis, fibromyositis, fibrositis, folliculitis, founder, funiculitis, gastritis, glossitis, hydrarthrosis, ileitis, inflammatory bowel disease, iridocyclitis, iridokeratitis, iritis, jejunitis, jejunoileitis, keratitis, keratoconjunctivitis, keratoiritis, keratoscleritis, laminitis, laryngitis, laryngopharyngitis, laryngotracheobronchitis, lymphadenitis, lymphangitis, mastitis, mastoiditis, metritis, myelitis, myometritis, myositis, neuritis, oesophagitis, oophoritis, orchitis, osteitis, otitis, ovaritis, pancreatitis, parametritis, parotitis, peritoneal inflammation, peritonitis, phalangitis, phlebitis, phrenitis, pinkeye, pneumonitis, posthitis, proctitis, prostatitis, rachitis, radiculitis, retinitis, rhinitis, salpingitis, scleritis, shin splints, sialadenitis, sinusitis, splenitis, spondylitis, stomatitis, synovitis, tarsitis, tendinitis, tendonitis, tenonitis, thyroiditis, tonsillitis, tracheitis, tracheobronchitis, tympanitis, ulitis, ureteritis, uveitis, uvulitis, vaginitis, valvulitis, vasculitis, vasovesiculitis, vesiculitis, vulvitis, vulvovaginitis


Part meronyminflammatory disease

2. redness (attribute) red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood


Synonymsred


Broader (hypernym)chromatic color, chromatic colour, spectral color, spectral colour


Narrower (hyponym)alizarine red, cardinal, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry red, chrome red, crimson, dark red, deep red, orange red, purplish red, purplish-red, ruby, sanguine, scarlet, Turkey red, vermilion









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