response, inflammatory

response, inflammatory (in·flamˑ·m·tōrˈ·ē ri·spnsˑ),

n the healthy physiologic response to injuries and infections; caused by increased blood flow and immune system activity and characterized by fever, pain, redness, and swelling.
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Studies continue to document diverse biologic effects of vitamin D, including "modulation of immune response, inflammatory disease, cardiovascular health, and carcinogenesis," the researchers wrote.

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