Example sentences for: degenerate

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

  • But in a deeper sense, the limits on garages are emblematic of the way successive administrations in New York have handled most things: They have consistently assumed that without a strong managerial hand, the city would degenerate into chaos.

  • Still intact: morally degenerate and perverted.

  • Initial surveys of natural populations of Drosophila melanogaster showing that TE insertion alleles are in uniformly low frequency seemed to negate the adaptive hypothesis [ 6 ] . However, the sporadic discovery of degenerate TEs or TE fragments as critical components of functional genes in both plants and animals was sufficient to keep the adaptive hypothesis alive throughout the pre-genomic era [ 7 8 9 10 11 ] .

  • The IOP increase in the dark is not dependent on functional rod and cone photoreceptors since these cells degenerate in SWR/J mice due to homozygosity for the Pde6b rd 1mutation.

  • The book is said to degenerate into a jeremiad when Rhodes anoints mad-cow disease "the new Black Death."


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