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attenuate

[ə′ten·yə‚wāt]
(engineering acoustics)
To weaken a signal by reducing its level.

attenuate

To reduce, lower, lessen. The term is commonly used with regard to signals in electronic circuitry and communications.
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Anti-ICAM-1 antibody has been shown to attenuate damage in the brain, heart, kidney, and other tissues where ICAM-1 plays a critical role in ischemia-induced damage.
Other studies were conducted to show that ROS scavengers and blockers can attenuate ischemia/reperfusion-induced and noise-induced cochlear damage, (53-55,79) presumably by preventing ROS from inducing the expression of ICAM-l.
Active noise cancellation technology utilizes electronics to reduce undesirable noises by producing an equal but opposite sound wave, called anti-noise, which attenuates the unwanted noise.