Tending+to+inflammation

  • 1 Adhesive inflammation — Adhesive Ad*he sive, a. [Cf. F. adh[ e]sif.] 1. Sticky; tenacious, as glutinous substances. [1913 Webster] 2. Apt or tending to adhere; clinging. Thomson. [1913 Webster] {Adhesive attraction}. (Physics) See {Attraction}. {Adhesive inflammation}… …

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  • 2 inflammatory — adj. 1 (esp. of speeches, leaflets, etc.) tending to cause anger etc. 2 of or tending to inflammation of the body …

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  • 3 inflammatory — a. 1. Inflaming, fiery. 2. Incendiary, seditious. 3. (Med.) Tending to inflammation …

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  • 4 Mastoiditis — Inflammation of the mastoid, often secondary to ear infection. * * * Inflammation of any part of the mastoid process. SYN: mastoid empyema. sclerosing m. a chronic m. in which the trabeculae are greatly thickened, tending to obliterate the cells …

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  • 5 human disease — Introduction       an impairment of the normal state of a human being that interrupts or modifies its vital functions. health versus disease       Before human disease can be discussed, the meanings of the terms health, physical fitness, illness …

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  • 6 drug — drug1 /drug/, n., v., drugged, drugging. n. 1. Pharm. a chemical substance used in the treatment, cure, prevention, or diagnosis of disease or used to otherwise enhance physical or mental well being. 2. (in federal law) a. any substance… …

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  • 7 Drug — /droog/, n. Zoroastrianism. the cosmic principle of disorder and falsehood. Cf. Asha. [ < Avestan drauga] * * * I Any chemical agent that affects the function of living things. Some, including antibiotics, stimulants, tranquilizers,… …

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  • 8 Life Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Zoology       In 2008 several zoological studies provided new insights into how species life history traits (such as the timing of reproduction or the length of life of adult individuals) are derived in part as responses to… …

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  • 9 blood — bloodlike, adj. /blud/, n. 1. the fluid that circulates in the principal vascular system of human beings and other vertebrates, in humans consisting of plasma in which the red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets are suspended. 2. the… …

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  • 10 Inflammatory — In*flam ma*to*ry, a. [Cf. F. inflammatoire.] 1. Tending to inflame, kindle, or irritate. [1913 Webster] 2. Tending to excite anger, animosity, tumult, or sedition; seditious; as, inflammatory libels, writings, speeches, or publications. Burke.… …

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  • 11 Inflammatory crust — Inflammatory In*flam ma*to*ry, a. [Cf. F. inflammatoire.] 1. Tending to inflame, kindle, or irritate. [1913 Webster] 2. Tending to excite anger, animosity, tumult, or sedition; seditious; as, inflammatory libels, writings, speeches, or… …

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  • 12 Inflammatory fever — Inflammatory In*flam ma*to*ry, a. [Cf. F. inflammatoire.] 1. Tending to inflame, kindle, or irritate. [1913 Webster] 2. Tending to excite anger, animosity, tumult, or sedition; seditious; as, inflammatory libels, writings, speeches, or… …

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  • 13 inflammatory — adjective Date: circa 1711 1. tending to excite anger, disorder, or tumult ; seditious 2. tending to inflame or excite the senses 3. accompanied by or tending to cause inflammation • inflammatorily adverb …

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  • 14 Pain — This article is about physical pain. For pain in the broader sense, see Suffering. For other uses, see Pain (disambiguation). Pain A sports player in pain. ICD 10 R52 …

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  • 15 Coalworker's pneumoconiosis — Classification and external resources Coal ICD 10 J60 …

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  • 16 inflammatory — Pertaining to, characterized by, causing, resulting from, or becoming affected by inflammation. * * * in·flam·ma·to·ry in flam ə .tōr ē, .tȯr adj accompanied by or tending to cause inflammation <inflammatory diseases> * * *… …

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  • 17 fluid — 1. A nonsolid substance, such as a liquid or gas, that tends to flow or conform to the shape of the container. 2. Consisting of particles or distinct entities that can readily change their relative positions; i.e., tending to move or capable of… …

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  • 18 inflammable — inflammable, inflammatory Inflammable has the same meaning, i.e. ‘easily set on fire’, as flammable, which is now preferred in official advisory contexts: see flammable. Inflammatory means ‘tending to cause inflammation (of the body)’ and… …

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  • 19 inflammatory — inflammable, inflammatory Inflammable has the same meaning, i.e. ‘easily set on fire’, as flammable, which is now preferred in official advisory contexts: see flammable. Inflammatory means ‘tending to cause inflammation (of the body)’ and… …

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  • 20 Adhesive — Ad*he sive, a. [Cf. F. adh[ e]sif.] 1. Sticky; tenacious, as glutinous substances. [1913 Webster] 2. Apt or tending to adhere; clinging. Thomson. [1913 Webster] {Adhesive attraction}. (Physics) See {Attraction}. {Adhesive inflammation} (Surg.),… …

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