What does SIRS mean in Physiology?

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Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome

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Systemic inflammatory response syndrome
Systemic inflammatory response syndrome is an inflammatory state affecting the whole body, frequently a response of the immune system to infection, but not necessarily so. It is related to sepsis, a condition in which individuals both meet criteria for SIRS and have a known or highly suspected infection.

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