inflammatory response

id: GO:0006954
name: inflammatory response
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The immediate defensive reaction (by vertebrate tissue) to infection or injury caused by chemical or physical agents. The process is characterized by local vasodilation, extravasation of plasma into intercellular spaces and accumulation of white blood cells and macrophages.

Child Functions

GO:0002437inflammatory response to antigenic stimulus
GO:0002526acute inflammatory response
GO:0002544chronic inflammatory response

Parent Functions

GO:0006952defense response
GO:0009611response to wounding