1. pelvic inflammatory disease inflammation of the female pelvic organs (especially the Fallopian tubes) caused by infection by any of several microorganisms (chiefly gonococci and chlamydia); symptoms are abdominal pain and fever and foul-smelling vaginal discharge
  2. inflammatory disease a disease characterized by inflammation
  3. anti-inflammatory drug a medicine intended to reduce inflammation
  4. inflammatory bowel disease inflammation of the colon
  5. proinflammatory tending to cause inflammation
  6. pro-inflammatory tending to cause inflammation
  7. valvular heart disease heart disease caused by stenosis of the cardiac valves and obstructed blood flow or caused by degeneration and blood regurgitation
  8. conflict an open clash between two opposing groups
  9. Pelargonium odoratissimum geranium with round fragrant leaves and small white flowers
  10. glandular disease a disorder of the glands of the body
  11. anti-inflammatory a medicine intended to reduce swelling
  12. inflammatory arousing to action or rebellion
  13. hoof-and-mouth disease acute contagious disease of cloven-footed animals marked by ulcers in the mouth and around the hoofs
  14. foot-and-mouth disease acute contagious disease of cloven-footed animals marked by ulcers in the mouth and around the hoofs
  15. plant disease a disease that affects plants
  16. black lung disease lung disease caused by inhaling coal dust
  17. Minamata disease a form of mercury poisoning among people who ate fish from mercury-contaminated waters of Minamata Bay off Japan in the 1950s; characterized by severe neurological degeneration
  18. periodontal disease a disease that attacks the gum and bone and around the teeth
  19. polygenic disease an inherited disease controlled by several genes at once
  20. coronary artery disease a stage of arteriosclerosis involving fatty deposits (atheromas) inside the arterial walls, thus narrowing the arteries