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regress

verb backslide, fall again into, fall back, fall behind, go back, move backward, pass back, recede, relapse, retrocede, retrograde, retrogress, return, reverse, revert, turn back
See also: decline, deteriorate, escheat, recidivate, relapse, reversion, revert

REGRESS. Returning; going back opposed to ingress. (q.v.)

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There were no modifying effects of chronic bronchitis in models regressing the mean heart rate (no lag) on the two P[M.
Then that restricts you the next day, because you take your time instead of regressing.
The paper titled "The Function of Bcl-2 Protein in 518A2 Melanoma Cells In Vivo Differs Dramatically from its In Vitro Role" presents data from experiments performed on mice xenografted with human melanoma tumors and demonstrates that Bcl-2 protein could be an important therapeutic target in reducing or regressing tumors.
Currently available agents are effective in prevention of the fuller development of additional lipid rich plaque, but have yet to be proved effective in regressing or decreasing the existing plaque burden.