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inflammation

Definition:
A pathological process characterized by injury or destruction of tissues caused by a variety of cytologic and chemical reactions. It is usually manifested by typical signs of pain, heat, redness, swelling, and loss of function.
Concept Schemes:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt
NALT Core
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Entry Terms:
  • inflammatory response
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/758
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