Example sentences for: abortive

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

  • No CPE was observed in any of the fibroblast infections, suggesting that an abortive infection was occurring in the BJAB-B1 cells.

  • In 1946, the AFL-CIO launched "Operation Dixie," an abortive attempt to organize the entire region, but it collapsed when unions proved more interested in raiding other unions for members than in organizing new workers.

  • In order to determine if CMV was undergoing an abortive or replicative infection, separate CMV superinfection experiments were performed.

  • The island’s next important historical encounter was with the Mongols under Kublai Khan, when Kyushu was the target of abortive assaults in 1274 and 1281.

  • However, in late cultures from abnormal placentae, the formation of syncytia was abortive (see below) and such small syncytia showed regressive changes and persisting cytoplasmic ERα immunoreactivity (not shown).

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