1. proinflammatory

adjective. tending to cause inflammation.


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Sentences with proinflammatory

1. Noun, singular or mass
The animals showed a significant increase in proinflammatory and fibrotic genes that were then sharply reduced by the administration of methionine.

2. Verb, base form
They also recruit and bind to proinflammatory immune cells, primarily mast cells, and cause the release of histamine and other immune mediators, resulting in the signs and symptoms observed during an allergic reaction.

3. Adjective
While this fatty acid is a proinflammatory compound in humans, cats fed linoleate without the presence of arachidonate could not process the essential fatty acid in their liver.