Example sentences for: acquired

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

  • While KRAS mutations have been associated with some cases of primary resistance to gefitinib or erlotinib [7], mechanisms underlying “acquired” or “secondary” resistance are unknown.

  • Your father acquired this fatal infection through sex.

  • Land that is acquired for or in connection with items of general PP&E are reported on the balance sheet.

  • Management of community acquired pneumonia has been progressively complicated by several factors: expanding spectrum of causative organisms, rising prevalence of antibiotic resistance, increasing population of patients with advancing age and with comorbidities and the interest in reducing the number of unnecessary admissions.

  • Two phenomena, not mutually exclusive, may explain these differences: an increase in the size of the genome (this is probably the case for the pathogenic E. coli strains, as their genomes contain many more genes than the K12 strain); and a high turnover of acquired genes in the genome.

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