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ameliorate

verb advance, allay, better, change for the better, correct, corrigere, cultivate, develop, ease, enhance, forward, fructify, help, improve, make better, make progress, meliorate, mend, mitigate, palliate, promote, raise, rectify, reform, upgrade
Associated concepts: ameliorating facts and circumstances, ameliorating waste
See also: alter, amend, commute, cure, ease, emend, fix, help, meliorate, mitigate, modify, mollify, progress, rectify, reform, rehabilitate, relieve, remedy, renew, renovate, repair, restore, soothe, treat
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We have shown that larval streamside salamander mortality attributed to atrazine exposure can be ameliorated by density-dependent processes after exposure, but that complete density-mediated compensation may be pre-cluded by the long-term, postexposure effects of atrazine.
The results show that MRX3 inhalation markedly ameliorated airway-constriction and airway inflammation and suppressed levels of the key inflammatory mediator associated with asthma: cysteinyl-leukotrienes, TNF-alpha and nitric oxide in lung macrophages.
If these risks are ameliorated, the ratings outlook could revert to stable from negative," Ms.
In various experimental models of acute and chronic colitis, dersalazine has ameliorated or prevented the inflammatory response, as measured by tissue damage and biochemical inflammatory markers.
These factors are ameliorated by the fund's sound capitalization and conservative investment profile.
An objective of the proposed program will also be to increase 'memory' capacity of different types of immune cells such that disease can be prevented in immunized primates or ameliorated in animals already experiencing ongoing SHIV infection.
The discrepancy has even been slightly ameliorated by the arrival of more experienced project staff from the Cadereyta project at PEMEX-Refinacion.
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In a group on nine Parkinson's patients, the N-0923 TDS (transdermal delivery system) ameliorated symptoms for up to 30 hours, the length of time that patients wore the patches.
The risk of a heart attack and its attendant morbidity or mortality may be ameliorated by a change in living conditions and life style.
By selectively blocking only this step with a specific therapeutic antibody, clinical and pathologic signs of disease are dramatically ameliorated and survival, in an otherwise lethal disease model, is markedly improved.