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alleviate

 [ah-le´ve-āt]
to cause the lessening or disappearance of a patient's problem.
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alleviate

verb A popular, non-medical term meaning to reduce pain or provide comfort. Medical equivalents include: relieve, palliate, ameliorate.
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alleviate

(ă-lē′vē-āt″) [L. alleviare, to lighten]
To lessen the effect of.
alleviation (-lē″vē-ā′shŏn)
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Alleviate

To make something easier to be endured.
Mentioned in: Kinesiology, Applied
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Therefore, we have studied the alleviative effect of maoto against the early phase of influenza infection using the virus-infected mice by URTI.
By contrast, oral administration of maoto extract exerted significant alleviative effects against influenza virus infection on mice in the present study.