Sentence Examples


  • Mutations that inactivate the RET gene are the most frequent, occurring in 50 percent of familial cases (cases which run in families) and 15 to 20 percent of sporadic (non-familial) cases.
  • Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a way to inactivate the parts of the brain thought to cause overactivity or tremor in certain muscles, without destroying a part of the brain.
  • Heat can inactivate the effectiveness of venom, so applying heat to the affected bug bite area should relieve the itch.
  • Iron and calcium are known to bind to drugs of the tetracycline family and inactivate the antibiotic.