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inflammatory

adjective combustible, dissentious, explosive, heated, immoderate, incendiary, inciting, inflammable, intemperate, offensive, provocative, scorching, unbridled, volcanic
Associated concepts: inflammatory statements, inflammaaory testimony
See also: disorderly, hot-blooded, incendiary, offensive, provocative
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The four methods induced the peritonitis through different inflammatory mechanisms.
Even more important, the injected mouse stem cells survived repeated inflammatory episodes characteristic of chronic diseases such as multiple sclerosis, report Pluchino, team leader Gianvito Martino, and their coworkers in the July 14 Nature.
These chemicals tend to increase oxidative stress and stimulate inflammatory pathways that, in turn, pave the way for asthma.
The solid efficacy against inflammatory lesions is important for advancing development, and the significant reduction in non-inflammatory lesions is noteworthy.
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy, during which oxygen was delivered to subjects at twice than normal atmospheric pressure, and bromelain, a substance found in abundance in pineapple and long-implicated as a treatment for certain inflammatory conditions, were both ineffective in relieving DOMS.
Malacoplakia is an uncommon and distinct chronic inflammatory reaction of unknown origin.
The inflammatory process is a mechanism by which the immune system deals with injury--it's how the body repairs itself.
Moreover, because adipocytes can secrete inflammatory chemicals, scientists assumed they were behind virtually all inflammation associated with obesity.
Because NF-[kappa]B is detected at sites of inflammation and infection, it is thought to play a role in acute and chronic inflammatory disorders such as septic shock and asthma.
By reducing the inflammatory response, steroids allow for greater penetration of the antibiotic.

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