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Disease Acute-Phase Reaction

Name Acute-Phase Reaction
Synonyms Acute Phase Reaction | Acute-Phase Response | Acute Phase State | Acute-Phase State | Reaction, Acute Phase | Reaction, Acute-Phase | Response, Acute Phase | Response, Acute-Phase | State, Acute-Phase
Definition An early local inflammatory reaction to insult or injury that consists of fever, an increase in inflammatory humoral factors, and an increased synthesis by hepatocytes of a number of proteins or glycoproteins usually found in the plasma.
Categories Pathology (process)
MeSH® ID D000210

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DiseasesPathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pathologic Processes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Inflammation Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Acute-Phase Reaction Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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