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Definition of "pro-inflammatory" [pro-inflammatory]

  • Tending to cause inflammation (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "pro-inflammatory" in a sentence
  • "Once again, the expression of pro-inflammatory and pro-fibrotic genes was strongly reduced by GFT505 treatment."
  • "One reason that exercise may have so many disease-fighting benefits is because it reduces the levels of proteins called pro-inflammatory cytokines as well as levels of another inflammatory protein, C-reactive protein."
  • "So, the next time you hear your doctor tell you to eat your vegetables and to avoid fatty processed pro-inflammatory foods, just remember that it's not just your doctor who's telling you that... your body is screaming to you for the same thing as well."