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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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Vitexin, at all doses, significantly reduced neutrophil migration, independent of the inflammatory stimulus used to induce the peritonitis.
In the mice, induced to have a disorder similar to multiple sclerosis, injected neural stem cells persisted for more than 3-and-a-half months and 5 to 7 inflammatory episodes.
Obese adults might also be at greater risk, given data presented by Stephanie Shore of the Harvard School of Public Health showing increased inflammatory cytokine levels and airway hyperresponsiveness in these individuals.
Potential advantages of MBI 594AN over currently available prescription topical acne products include rapid action, reduction of both inflammatory and non-inflammatory acne lesions, bactericidal activity with no demonstrated induction of resistance, rapidly effective against multi-resistant P.
A muscle biopsy was taken five hours later to determine neutrophil and inflammatory cell concentrations (repair indicators).
Hematologic testing revealed the presence of a significant inflammatory syndrome; the patient's erythrocyte sedimentation rate was 135 mm/hr, her C-reactive protein level was 204 mg/l, and her white blood cell count was 19,000/[mm.
Finding the cause of the strong inflammatory response is the Holy Grail of this field.
The big question is: Why, as animals become obese, do macrophages move into fat tissue in large numbers and start spewing potentially dangerous amounts of inflammatory compounds?
Using a classic model to induce severe inflammation called gut ischemia-reperfusion, in which the blood supply is cut off to the gastrointestinal tract for 30 minutes and then restored, the team determined that mice whose intestinal cells lacked IKK-[beta] did not have the predicted systemic inflammatory response.
I believe this represents common-sense evidence that a combination agent successfully treats both the infectious and the inflammatory components of CSOM.
IVIG is used to treat inflammatory and autoimmune disorders, representing over $4 billion in worldwide revenues in 2008.
Curiously, Roman says, blood analyses of participants in her study didn't show excess inflammatory proteins in lupus patients compared with other volunteers.

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