mixed connective-tissue disease n.
A disease of the connective tissues, combining features of systemic lupus erythematosus and systemic sclerosis or polymyositis and characterized by the presence of serum antibodies to nuclear ribonucleoprotein.
[mit-i-gey-shuh n] /ˌmɪt ɪˈgeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of , or lessening the force or intensity of something unpleasant, as wrath, pain, grief, or extreme circumstances: Social support is the most important factor in the mitigation of stress among adolescents. 2. the act of making a condition or consequence less severe: the mitigation of […]
- Mitigating circumstances
plural noun 1. circumstances that may be considered to lessen the culpability of an offender
[mit-i-geyt] /ˈmɪt ɪˌgeɪt/ verb (used with object), mitigated, mitigating. 1. to lessen in force or intensity, as wrath, grief, harshness, or pain; moderate. 2. to make less severe: to mitigate a punishment. 3. to make (a person, one’s state of mind, disposition, etc.) milder or more gentle; mollify; appease. verb (used without object), mitigated, mitigating. […]
noun 1. an economy in which there are elements of both public and private enterprise. noun 1. an economy in which some industries are privately owned and others are publicly owned or nationalized An economy that combines elements of capitalism and socialism, mixing some individual ownership and regulation. Some capitalist countries, France, for example, employ […]