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Pinyin: yán
English Definition: flame; inflammation; -itis
Chinese Definition:
①热:炎热。炎凉(a.气候的热和冷;b.喻人情势利,或亲热攀附,或冷漠疏远,反复无常)。趋炎附势。炎炎(灼热;火炽盛;引申为兴盛,亦指威势显赫)。
②身体的一部分发生红、肿、热、痛的现象:炎症。
③传说中的中国上古帝王中的一位,并成为中华民族千百年的象征:炎帝。炎黄。
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Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Ideographic: Two fires burning
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ huǒ ] fire, flame; to burn; anger, rage
    • [ huǒ ] fire, flame; to burn; anger, rage
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Example Words
肺炎 fèi yán pneumonia; inflammation of the lungs
非典型肺炎 fēi diǎn xíng fèi yán atypical pneumonia; Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome; SARS
肝炎 gān yán hepatitis
炎热 yán blistering hot; sizzling hot (weather)
炎炎 yán yán scorching
More: 炎* | *炎 | *炎*
Example Sentences
1
使
So continuous exposure over time could leave substantial amounts of inflammatory particles in the brain, he speculates.
2
They found the caffeine in coffee and the anti-inflammatory ingredients of aspirin and other painkillers reacted against the chemical compounds of ethanol, or pure alcohol.
3
For one patient, this was the first time he had seen anything in half a century, after his sight was destroyed by retinitis pigmentosa, a virus that attacks retinal cells.
4
HDL
The researchers speculate that HDL's anti-inflammatory properties may explain the finding, but say further research is needed to tease out the specific cause.
5
西
He found that chicken soup actually does have some anti-inflammatory effect, and anything that has an anti-inflammatory effect might, in theory, reduce symptoms.