Weal and flare

weal and flare --> triple response

(Science: immunology) The vascular changes in the skin in response to mild mechanical injury, an outward spreading zone of reddening flare) followed rapidly by a weal (swelling) at the site of injury.

Redness, heat and swelling, three of the cardinal signs of inflammation, are present.

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