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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
defense response +     
behavioral defense response +   
cellular defense response +   
clearance of foreign intracellular nucleic acids +   
defense response by callose deposition +  
defense response by callose deposition in cell wall 
defense response by cell wall thickening +  
defense response to other organism +   
defense response to tumor cell  
inflammatory response +   
The immediate defensive reaction (by vertebrate tissue) to infection or injury caused by chemical or physical agents. The process is characterized by local vasodilation, extravasation of plasma into intercellular spaces and accumulation of white blood cells and macrophages.
negative regulation of defense response +   
positive regulation of defense response +   
regulation of defense response +   
respiratory burst involved in defense response +   

Synonyms
Broad Synonyms: Inflammation
Xrefs: MIPS_funcat:36.25.16.07 ;   Wikipedia:Inflammation
Definition Sources: GO_REF:0000022, GOC:mtg_15nov05, ISBN:0198506732

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