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2012-05-29 09:02:10

Scientists have identified a new HIV-suppressing protein in the blood of people infected with the virus. In laboratory studies, the protein, called CXCL4 or PF-4, binds to HIV such that it cannot attach to or enter a human cell.

2012-04-03 09:22:40

Neutrophil granulocytes comprise important defenses for the immune system.

2012-03-30 07:43:43

The thymus plays a key role in the body's immune response.

2012-01-09 06:29:41

Give it time, time heals all wounds, these words of wisdom are true when it comes to healing. As healing progresses, the need to grow new blood vessels is critical to providing nutrients and oxygen; however, it takes time to grow these necessary blood vessels.

2012-01-03 14:05:15

Wound healing requires complex interactions between cells resident at the damaged site and infiltrating immune cells.


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definiens
  • The word or words serving to define another word or expression, as in a dictionary entry.
The word 'definiens' comes from the Latin word 'definire', 'to define'.
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