Table 1

Categorized directionality words.

Positive

Negative

(cont.)

Neutral

Negation

Non-Neutral


increase

abolish

loose

identical

without

affect

-increases

decrease

defect

similar

no

effect

-increased

reduce

disrupt

full

not

alter

-increasing

lower

diminish

differ

enhance

inhibit

higher

impair

improve


Laurila et al. BMC Genomics 2010 11(Suppl 4):S24   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-11-S4-S24

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