Example sentences for: degeneration

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • However, some mutant SOD1 causes motor neuron degeneration without mitochondrial vacuolation [ 8 11 36 ] . One difference between the mutants that induce vacuoles and the ones that do not, is that the former accumulates at higher levels in the mouse spinal cord than that latter.

  • Microglia are leukocytes derived outside the central nervous system in the bone marrow, from where they enter the circulation as monocytes and migrate into the brain during late embryonic life establishing permanent residency [ 1 ] . Two different phenotypic forms of microglia are known: the activated but nonphagocytic microglia, which play a role in inflammatory pathologies, and the reactive or phagocytic microglia which participate actively in trauma, infection and neuronal degeneration [ 2 ] .

  • The spontaneous age-related degeneration of the sand rat spine avoids the need for chemonucleolysis or surgical injury to induce disc degeneration.


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