Example sentences for: abortive

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

  • Until the end of the 18th century, England had projected little interest in Malaya, though the EIC had made an abortive attempt in 1773 to use North Borneo as a base for its China trade.

  • 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.

  • He added that Ressam's abortive December 1999 attack revealed al Qaeda supporters in the United States.

  • Moreover, it is likely that the promoter recognition differs during different stages of transcription initiation [ 16 17 ] , and it is unclear what particular contacts are made during open and closed complex formation, and during productive versus abortive initiation.

  • However, the relative contributions to abortive regeneration of CSPG upregulation and the disruption of the organization of cells and biochemical factors, such as, for example, myelin-associated inhibitors, that were present prior to injury (disrupted geometry) cannot be easily assessed in vivo . By the time axons initiate a growth response to the injury, the tissue has undergone considerable change, including CSPG upregulation.


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