n.— «Claudio Franceschi of the University of Bologna, who studies people who live beyond the age of 100, coined the term “inflammageing.” “There is a strong inflammatory element in all the major diseases of ageing,” he said. “The body tries to adapt by producing anti-inflammatory compounds” but human biology eventually fails.» —“Immune system key to ageing process” by Clive Cookson in Munich, Germany MSNBC July 16, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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