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pal·li·ate

(pal'ē-āt),
To reduce the severity of; to relieve slightly.
Synonym(s): mitigate
[L. palliatus (adj.), dressed in a pallium, cloaked]

mitigate

(mit′ĭ-gāt″) [L. mitigare, to soften]
To reduce the intensity of an effect; alleviate.
mitigated (-gāt″ĕd), adjectivemitigation (mit″ĭ-gā′shŏn)

mitigate

palliate

pal·li·ate

(pal'ē-āt)
To reduce severity of something; to relieve slightly.
Synonym(s): mitigate.
[L. palliatus (adj.), dressed in a pallium, cloaked]

Patient discussion about mitigate

Q. I have had ankylosing spondilitis for over 25 years. What is available at this point to mitigate the effects?

A. The mainstay of the treatment severe ankylosing spondylitis today are "anti-TNF", drugs that affect the immune system through blocking the action of a protein called TNF.

Other optional treatments include sulfasalazine and thalidomide.
Of course, all these treatments require prescription and consultation with a doctor (in this case usually rheumatologist).

You may read more here: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ankylosingspondylitis.html

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We cannot, however, fully attribute this increased activity solely to the mitigative efforts, particularly because use of underpasses in the control zone appeared to increase as well (Fig.
During autumn 2008 and 2009 two year field experiment was conducted at the Agronomic Research Area, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad to determine the mitigative effect of diverse use of nitrogen sources on bulk density, organic matter and grain yield of hybrid maize (Zea mays L.
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Inspectors focused on plants' mitigative strategies, sometimes called "B5b" strategies, which are designed to ensure plants can cool down reactor cores and spent fuel pools following large fires, explosions or other events.
4, 8) The problem appears to occur wherever people home-produce spirits from fruit materials, and especially from stone-fruits, without the application of mitigative measures to avoid this contamination.
The plans consider "Category 5" hurricanes and storm surge resistant levees, the mitigative role of coastal landscapes, livable communities, cultural resources, and risk.
Such a broad range of mitigative effects may well be attributed to the large overarching contributions of neurotrophic factors to the development of the CNS.
Barbaro thus was a case involving, and decided on, improper admission and use of conflicting codefendants' confessions causing prejudice that overwhelmed any mitigative efforts.
Looking beyond Canada, we see that few nations have succeeded in implementing effective climate policies, despite global opinion polls that show strong public awareness of the issue and support for mitigative action (BBC 2007).