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Inflammation

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Inflammation is the reaction of living tissues to infection, irritation or other injury.

Source: GreenFacts

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Inflamed tissues are characterised by redness, swelling, warmth and pain. Anything that stimulates the inflammatory response is said to be inflammatory. Inflammation may be acute or chronic.

Anti-inflammatory drugs or substances reduce inflammation.

Source: GreenFacts

Related words:

Allergy

Translation(s):

Deutsch: Entzündung
Español: Inflamación
Français: Inflammation

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