• Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms
  • Cytokines- They are commonly called "signalling proteins" released by cells and signify various processes within the body like infection, sepsis, inflammation, etc.
  • Chemokines- They are a small family of signalling proteins within the category of cytokines.
  • Pericarditis- Inflammation of the pericardium (outermost covering of the heart)