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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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The immune systems of monkeys on the restricted diets appeared to have aged significantly slower than those of monkeys eating the typical number of calories, the team reports in an upcoming Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
With the immune system caught off guard, H5N1 can be lethal even to people in peak health.
The immune system includes many different mechanisms: it should not be thought of as just more or less (as the phrase "boosting" the immune system wrongly implies).
There is evidence that the innate immune system recognizes and responds to protozoan parasites.
Other failures of the immune system lead to other diseases: overreactions (allergies); attacks against healthy cells leading to the autoimmune diseases, as rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, etc.
Both in vitro and in vivo animal and human studies demonstrate age-related declines in both humeral and cellular components of the immune system (9).
A cellular relationship called the cytokine network is responsible for helping the immune system respond to viruses, bacteria, fungi and tumors.
She is so careful not to inject her opinion that the only villain in the story is the immune system.
and so it's raising a whole question of understanding the virus and the host immune system interaction.
A: In our study, we found that a supplement of about 16 mg [25,000 IU] of beta-carotene a day was optimal for the immune system.
Ten years later no vaccine is in sight, and the certainty about how the virus destroys the immune system has dissolved in confusion.
MCT-475 is designed to activate the adaptive immune system to target unique structural motifs located on the surface of human metastatic colorectal cancer cells, while MCT-465 is designed to activate the innate immune system through TLR signaling.