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Inflammations

Inflammation

(Science: pathology) a localised protective response elicited by injury or destruction of tissues, which serves to destroy, dilute or wall off (sequester) both the injurious agent and the injured tissue.

It is characterised in the acute form by the classical signs of pain (dolor), heat (calor), redness (rubor), swelling (tumour) and loss of function (functio laesa).

Histologically, it involves a complex series of events, including dilatation of arterioles, capillaries and venules, with increased permeability and blood flow, exudation of fluids, including plasma proteins and leucocytic migration into the inflammatory focus.

Origin: L. Inflammatio, inflammare = to set on fire


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... (Aug. 20, 2010) Professor Michael Schemann's research team at the TUM Department for Human Biology has managed to demonstrate that micro-inflammations of the mucosa cause sensitization of the enteric nervous system, thereby causing irritable bowel syndrome. Using ultrafast optical measuring ...

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... of a neuron is disturbed will the neuron be under some sort of stress so as to activate itself and surrounding neurons? If so, can these "inflammations" cause such level of disturbance?

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