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noun arrangement, artificium, classification, formula, logical process, manner, means, method, modeof management, operation, order, orderliness, orderly combiiation, organization, pattern, plan, policy, practice, procedure, process, program, recipe, regime, regimen, regularity, scheme, settled procedure, state of order, strategy, technique, way
Associated concepts: commercial system, governmental system, judicial system, legal system, retirement system
See also: arrangement, array, avenue, bureaucracy, codification, complex, contrivance, course, development, device, doctrine, form, guide, hierarchy, institute, means, method, mode, modus operandi, opportunity, order, plan, practice, procedure, process, program, rule, scheme, strategy, usage
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But when an allergic person comes into contact with an allergen, such as Fel d1, their immune system has a different response.
Cui, Willingham, and their colleagues suspected that the rodents' immune systems were fighting off disease.
OTCBB:MCET), developing first-in-class drugs based on advanced immune system modulation and other proprietary technologies, today announced it has obtained patent protection for their latest issued European patent in several countries, including France, Germany, Switzerland, U.
Assuming you have the genetic basis for a good immune system, some people whose immune systems are declining as they age may be able to restore them to younger potency with careful attention to diet and, perhaps, nutrient supplements.
Investigation has shown that cytokines, the chemical messengers that regulate the immune system, influence HIV replication.
Psychologists in Pennsylvania have shown that people who have sex once or twice a week get a boost to their immune systems.
The envelope protein triggers CTLs, the immune system killer cells, to spring into action.
To find out how the immune system responds to temporary anxiety, like being frightened, scientists stressed a group of mice by confining them in tight quarters for short periods of time.
Combine water with blood cleansing tonics and you have an excellent combination for rebuilding or maintaining a strong immune system.
These results suggest that DDE and PCBs subtly affect the immune system of young children, which could potentially make them more susceptible to infectious diseases.
Offner is testing a series of DHEA derivatives in mice with an MS-like disease to look for one that has this useful effect on immune system cells without other undesirable effects.
A new study suggests that flu patients' immune systems played a surprising role.