what is difference between excitation and inflammation
From Old French excitation, from Latin excitatio.
Morphologically excite + -ation
- IPA(key): /ˌɛksaɪˈteɪʃən/
- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
excitation (countable and uncountable, plural excitations)
- The act of exciting or putting in motion; the act of rousing up or awakening.
- The act of producing excitement (stimulation); also, the excitement produced.
- (physiology) The activity produced in an organ, tissue, or part, such as a nerve cell, as a result of stimulation
- (physics) A transition of a nucleus, atom or molecule to an excited state by the absorption of a quantum of energy; the opposite of relaxation
- excitation energy
- excitation function
excitation f (plural excitations)
- “excitation” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
From Middle French inflammation, from Latin īnflammātiō, īnflammātiōnem.
- IPA(key): /ɪnfləˈmeɪʃən/
- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
inflammation (countable and uncountable, plural inflammations)
- The act of inflaming, kindling, or setting on fire.
- The state of being inflamed
- (pathology) A condition of any part of the body, consisting of congestion of the blood vessels, with obstruction of the blood current, and growth of morbid tissue. It is manifested outwardly by redness and swelling, attended with heat and pain.
- (archaic) Violent excitement
- an inflammation of the mind, of the body politic, or of parties
- Synonyms: passion, animosity, turbulence, heat
- See also Thesaurus:inflammation
Borrowed from Latin īnflammātiō, īnflammātiōnem.
- IPA(key): /ɛ̃.fla.ma.sjɔ̃/
- Homophone: inflammations
inflammation f (plural inflammations)
- “inflammation” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).