Example sentences for: defective

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

  • But where the connection is understood, scientists are devising gene therapies that aim to eliminate disease by introducing healthy genes (isolated and reproduced in the laboratory) to compensate for the defective ones.

  • The reduced expression of these cytokines in Hoxa3 +/- Pax1 -/-compound mutants could be an indirect effect of defective TEC differentiation, or could be direct downstream targets since both Hoxa3 and Pax1 are expressed in fetal thymus [ 54 55 ] . Comparison of the Hoxa3 +/- Pax1 -/-phenotype with those of cytokine mutants do not reveal many similarities [ 30 46 56 57 58 59 60 61 ] , probably because of the simultaneous reductions in multiple cytokines in the Hoxa3 +/- Pax1 -/-mutants.

  • The AVM's lineal mother and grandmother both migrate anteriorly and if either of these migrations were defective, the AVMs would be mispositioned.

  • If a batch of food is suspected to be defective, the performance of organisms fed with the new food can be compared with the performance of organisms fed with a food of known quality in side-by-side tests.

  • Perhaps the most famous piece of sculpture in the Western world, it was carved from a discarded defective column of marble by the artist when he was just 26 years old.


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