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hypercytokinemia

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  • n. A potentially fatal immune reaction consisting of a positive feedback loop between cytokines and immune cells, with highly elevated levels of various cytokines.

Etymologies

hyper- +‎ cytokine +‎ -emia (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The research paper titled 'Th1 and Th17 hypercytokinemia as early host response signature in severe pandemic influenza,' has been published in the December issue of the Journal of Critical Care.

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  • "Th1 and Th17 hypercytokinemia as early host response signature in severe pandemic influenza" is published in the December issue of the Journal of Critical Care.

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