Sentence Examples


  • In some of the infective conditions the conflict fortifies the organism against future attacks of the same nature, as for example in the immunity following many of the acute infective diseases.
  • The parasitic hypothesis postulates the invasion of a parasite from without, thus making a new growth an infective process.
  • Many cancer-parasites have been described in cancerous growths, including bacteria, yeasts and protozoa, but the innumerable attempts made to demonstrate the causal infective organism have all completely failed.
  • Hyaline degeneration is found in certain acute infective conditions; the toxins specially act on these connective-tissue cell elements.
  • By embolism is meant the more or less sudden stoppage of a vessel by a plug of solid matter carried thither by the current of the blood; be it a little clot from the heart or, what is far more pernicious, an infective fragment from some focus of infection in the body, by which messengers new foci of infection may be scattered about the body.

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