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Noun: redness  red-nus
  1. A response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
    - inflammation, rubor
     
  2. Red colour or pigment; the chromatic colour resembling the hue of blood
    - red

Type of: chromatic color [US], chromatic colour [Brit, Cdn], spectral color [US], spectral colour [Brit, Cdn], symptom

Part of: inflammatory disease

Encyclopedia: Redness