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synonyms for inflammatory

  • incendiary
  • intemperate
  • provocative
  • anarchic
  • demagogic
  • exciting
  • explosive
  • fiery
  • incitive
  • inflaming
  • insurgent
  • rabble-rousing
  • rabid
  • rebellious
  • revolutionary
  • riotous
  • seditionary
  • seditious

antonyms for inflammatory

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  • calming
  • mitigating
  • placating
  • pleasing
  • tranquilizing
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How to use inflammatory in a sentence

Patients with Covid-19 can suffer from an inflammatory condition in which the immune system overreacts to the virus, causing damage that is worse than the infection itself.
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For the body, VNS is potentially helpful for inflammatory bowel disease, likely through a pathway that includes certain types of neurons in the spleen—a pathway that biologists dub the “somatosensory autonomic pathway.”
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We now see this multi-system, inflammatory condition can be fatal for kids, who average 8 years old.
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Previously, Wang and colleagues showed that some T cells release TFF2 to tone down inflammatory responses, and that giving mice TFF2 can boost the immune system and slow tumor growth.
THESE CELLS SLOW AN IMMUNE RESPONSE. DERAILING THEM COULD HELP FIGHT TUMORSESTHER LANDHUISJULY 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Timothy Wang, a gastroenterologist at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, and his colleagues went after them using an anti-inflammatory peptide called trefoil factor 2, or TFF2.
THESE CELLS SLOW AN IMMUNE RESPONSE. DERAILING THEM COULD HELP FIGHT TUMORSESTHER LANDHUISJULY 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
A key part of the body’s immune and inflammatory response is small proteins called cytokines.
CORONAVIRUS DEATHS AND THOSE OF GEORGE FLOYD AND AHMAUD ARBERY HAVE SOMETHING IN COMMON: RACISMLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 10, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
All inflammatory and suppurative diseases cause leukocytosis, except when slight or well walled off.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
On the 2d day the incisions were inflamed and there was a pale inflammatory stain around them.
AN INQUIRY INTO THE CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF THE VARIOLAE VACCINAEEDWARD JENNER
The Girondists had recently been called in the journals and inflammatory speeches of their adversaries the Rolandists.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Inflammatory, obstructive, and membranous dysmenorrhoea are commonly made worse by marriage.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
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WORDS RELATED TO INFLAMMATORY

  • dangerous
  • demagogic
  • dissentious
  • inflammatory
  • malevolent
  • provocative
  • rabble-rousing
  • seditious
  • subversive
  • treacherous
  • wicked
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.