- of phlogiston
- Obs. fiery; flaming
- Med. of inflammation; inflammatory
Origin of phlogistic; from Modern Latin phlogiston (see phlogiston) + -ic
- Of or relating to phlogiston.
- Of, relating to, or inducing inflammation or fever; inflammatory.
- Pertaining to phlogiston.
- Containing phlogiston.
- Inflammatory; belonging to inflammations and fevers.