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Synonyms for attenuate

Synonyms for attenuate

to lessen or deplete the nerve, energy, or strength of

to lessen the strength of by or as if by admixture

to become diffuse


Synonyms for attenuate

weaken the consistency of (a chemical substance)

become weaker, in strength, value, or magnitude

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reduced in strength

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Mesenchymal stem cell attenuates polymorphonuclear neutrophil-dominated reactive oxygen species production and neutrophil elastase activity
Pentoxifylline maintains cochlear microcirculation and attenuates temporary threshold shifts following acoustic overstimulation.
Blocking CTGF attenuates proteinuria: VEGF and AGE have been implicated as key factors in promoting early pathologies associated with diabetic nephropathy, such as hyperfiltration and the onset of proteinuria29,30, and recent similar studies suggest a role for CTGF in mediating these same effects.
The Wake Island array also has the advantage of being on the ocean floor, where the crust, which Walker says "mucks signals up and attenuates their energies and frequencies," is thin.
The presentation, titled "A Novel MMP-9 Antisense Inhibitor Attenuates Tumor Growth and Angiogenesis in a Prostate Cancer Xenograft Model," describes a preclinical study that evaluated the effectiveness of AVI's NEUGENE antisense drug to inhibit expression of the matrix metalloproteinase 9 gene.
The symposium will review certain cellular, preclinical and clinical aspects of low-dose opioid antagonist technology and is entitled "Selective Blockade of Excitatory Opioid Hyperalgesic Functions Enhances Morphine's Analgesic Potency and Attenuates Opioid Tolerance/Dependence Liability.
NASDAQ: NCTI) today introduced ClearSpeech-PC/COMTM, a software package that attenuates noise and echo in PC-based applications such as voice recognition, video conferencing and Internet telephony.