Example sentences for: degeneration

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

  • On the basis of sequence criteria, Buchnera also shows degeneration of the Shine-Dalgarno (SD) sequences that promote initiation of translation by binding with the anti-SD complement in rRNA (which is widely conserved and identical for Buchnera and E. coli ). Changes in the SD sequence can impede initiation of translation [ 26, 27].

  • The word phenomenon is called pejoration , or degeneration , and it usually involves a change of meaning, rarely the disappearance of a word.

  • Perhaps Gawande's own prejudices are showing when he simply assumes that the elderly or terminally ill, in wishing to escape from constant pain or degeneration through suicide, are--if not actually addicted or mentally ill--then "obviously" irrational.

  • Bernick and Cailliet have suggested that sclerosis of the end plate may act to impede nutrient flow into the disc [ 23 ] , and that progressive end plate sclerosis with aging contributed to disc degeneration.

  • The early onset of mitochondrial degeneration suggests that mutant SOD1 damages mitochondria and this damage plays a causative role in motoneuron degeneration.


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