Example sentences for: paucity

How can you use “paucity” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • We assume that the response we see in Caco-2 cells is one that intestinal epithelial cells are intrinsically capable of mounting in vivo as well as in vitro , but that in vivo there are other factors which may contribute to the paucity or severity of the response.

  • Much of our ignorance is related to the relative paucity of funding for research using embryonic stem cells.

  • The paucity of rRNA group II introns (3 and 8 introns in the SSU and LSU rRNA, respectively) and archaeal introns (14 and 6 introns in the SSU and LSU rRNA, respectively) did not allow their individual analysis.

  • The paucity of books in his native St. Lucia led, paradoxically, to an excellent literary education grounded in the heavily accented rhythms of Shakespeare, the Anglican hymnal, and the King James Bible.

  • Secrecy prevents open investigation of the courts' methods and standards; there is a paucity of serious journalistic coverage of the courts; and congressional oversight of the courts is limited to the review (in closed session) of classified reports.


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