irritant


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Synonyms for irritant

Synonyms for irritant

Synonyms for irritant

something that causes irritation and annoyance

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Three rabbit ears were used for each group while performing main assay by increasing concentration of irritants.
Based on the history and clinical findings, we concluded that the patient had postinflammatory depigmentation resulting from chronic irritant dermatitis attributable to application of the massage oil.
Irritant properties of the plants have long been discovered by Indians Chinese and Arab physicians (Bah et al.
Kaposi's varicelliform eruption complicating irritant contact dermatitis.
1989), such property of this species diverted the dimensions of research work towards anti irritant activity.
If the infection responsible for bronchitis is untreated, however, or if exposure to the environmental irritant is unrelieved, the condition can become chronic and may eventually predispose an animal to recurrent pneumonia, which is indeed a potentially lethal disorder.
In addition to the irritant or allergic effects that chemicals can have on the skin, they can also be absorbed through the skin into the body.
My fear is that, to these people, the police are a minor irritant to their criminal activities, almost an irrelevance.
Two of the tests use in-vitro cell culture to evaluate the potential skin irritancy of chemicals, by providing a realistic representation of the properties of human skin to identify irritant and non-irritant chemicals.
Does it contain a cathelicidin mimic or some irritant that (benignly) stimulates cathelicidin secretions?
The cleaners were also tested for generation of ozone, a respiratory irritant.
Well, we named Handley, leader of direct action-prone pressure group Farmers For Action, as our Irritant of the Year 2004 for making Asda's life a misery after it switched to single sourcing of milk--even after Asda promised to increase prices paid to farmers.
Treatment with topical steroids for 1-2 weeks, or with a short course of ciprofloxacin or a cephalosporin, can help, but it probably won't be completely effective unless the patient also follows an irritant avoidance regimen, said Dr.