alleviative


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al·le·vi·a·tive

 (ə-lē′vē-ā′tĭv) also al·le·vi·a·to·ry (-ə-tôr′ē)
adj.
Reducing pain or severity; palliative: alleviative treatment for an incurable disease.

alleviative

any substance that alleviates a condition of disease or illness.
See also: Remedies
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.alleviative - moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bearalleviative - moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear
moderating - lessening in intensity or strength
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Preventive and alleviative effect of tramadol on neuropathic pain in rats: roles of [[alpha].sub.2]-adrenoceptors and spinal astrocytes.
As shown in Figure 1(a), IL-33treated mice displayed alleviative intestinal inflammation as indicated by the attenuation of body weight loss and obviously decreased DAI score compared with PBS-treated mice.
As a society, we all need to challenge the political system to approve appropriate alleviative policies.
Alleviative effects of resveratrol on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease are associated with up regulation of hepatic low density lipoprotein receptor and scavenger receptor class B type I gene expressions in rats.
Some studies have been conducted to determine if certain nutrients have alleviative effects on salinity tolerance [13].
Yamada, "Alleviative effects of a kampo (a Japanese Herbal) medicine "maoto (ma-huang-tang)" on the early phase of influenza virus infection and its possible mode of action," Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol.
Furthermore, in lesion models, dlPFC loss can aggravate depression, whereas vmPFC loss can exhibit an alleviative effect on depression [54, 55].
However, the mean RNE of Phragmites australis on the targets in the HR and TR treatments was 0.116 and 0.102, respectively, and expected to be more alleviative than that in the controls (Table 1).