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Synonyms for inflammation

Synonyms for inflammation

an instance of being irritated, as in a part of the body

Synonyms for inflammation

a response of body tissues to injury or irritation

the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up

arousal to violent emotion


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the act of setting something on fire

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Inflammation which is defined clinically as heat, pain, redness, and edema, actually results from a physiological response to tissue injury and infection (Oke and Tracey, 2007).
For example, he says, carbon monoxide toxicity might simply cause stress and induce the release of steroids, which suppress inflammation.
MD Biosciences, Herzelia-Pituah, Israel, a global biotechnology company focused in inflammations research, has expanded its Israel facility with the launch of its Neurology Discovery Services.
In recent years, numerous studies have helped confirm that inflammation of a less obvious type is more involved than previously realized in a wide variety of other diseases, including cancer, Alzheimer's, and even heart disease.
People with MS sometimes have low-level MS-related inflammation that does not break through to become a full clinical exacerbation.
Organized into thoroughly "reader friendly" sections: "Causes & Effects"; "Heart Matters"; "Nightshade-free Recipes; and Non-drug Pain & Inflammation Phyters, Pain/Inflammation Matters should be considered "must reading" by anyone (especially non-specialist general readers) who suffer from chronic pain or inflammation.
As a University of London undergraduate beginning a module on pathology, I remember Professor Frank Fairweather opening his lecture by pointing to a large boil on his forehead as an example of acute inflammation.
For years, scientists have seen more heart attacks in people with higher levels of inflammation in their bodies.
The body uses inflammation to fight injury and infection, from a sprained ankle to the common cold virus.
The acute exudative inflammatory phase of a nonspecific inflammation is marked by swelling and the presence of fetid debris.
Medical use: Helps treat conditions that create inflammation (a response to infection or injury), such as sunburn and arthritis.
Sinusitis simply means inflammation of the sinuses, but this gives little indication of the misery and pain this condition can cause.
Inflammation is a natural mechanism for healing after trauma--it takes us out of commission temporarily with pain and swelling, giving the body time to heal.
The major issue in the study of neuro-psychological results of rubella in-utero seems to be the question of whether rubella causes typical developmental difference in the embryo or feotus, or whether the damage done by rubella is the result of the haphazard destruction resulting from inflammation.