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This turns the iron oxide into a reactive form of iron, which then interacts with another gas that is flooded through the brick to create a thin film of PEDOT, an electrically conductive plastic.

The researchers plan to use data collected in this study to determine whether tracking levels of C-reactive protein can also predict whether patients are recovering.

In 198 patients with levels of C-reactive protein of 20 milligrams per deciliter of blood or higher, steroid use reduced the chance of going a ventilator or dying by 77 percent, compared with those not taking the drugs.

Priming the body with anti­oxidants could help neutralize some of those reactive oxygen species and curb their effects.

High-energy charged particles can cause damage by splintering water molecules in the body into toxic compounds called reactive oxygen species.

These are reactive, not proactive, stances, and they do little to offer substantive solutions.

Oxygen is an extremely reactive chemical, corroding metals, rusting iron, and fueling fires.

A big part of this, Zabin says, is teaching men to sit with uncomfortable feelings without becoming reactive.

A month ago there was a narrow reactive approach to ISIS, now there is an evolving, offensive mission.

The reality is something less proactive than reactive, not an initiative but a condition—a matter of identity.

Succedaneum for Chrysarobin; very active reducer or "reactive."

The bandolero was languishing in the third reactive stage of malignant cholera.

Must be maneuverable by operators whose reactive time is not fast, but whose judgment and foresight are trustworthy.

One of the great advantages of this arrangement will be in its reactive effect on the mother.

These compounds are insoluble in ether, are non-inflammable and exceedingly reactive.

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On this page you'll find 153 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reactive, such as: active, aware, compassionate, conscious, receptive, and sensible.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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