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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


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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