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  • investigating the mechanism of the attenuation of virulence of microorganisms.
  • Gottlieb, the placidly virulent hater of religious rites, had a religious-seeming custom.
  • He was off on a new enthusiasm, the most virulent of his whole life: he was organizing the League of Cultural Agencies.
  • With him Martin watched the heroes of yellow fever, Reed, Agramonte, Carroll, and Lazear; with him he landed in a Mexican port stilled with the plague and famished beneath the virulent sun; with him rode up the mountain trails to a hill town rotted with typhus; with him, in crawling August, when babies were parched skeletons, fought an ice trust beneath the gilt and blunted sword of the law.
  • The results obtained from this quantitative study permit the statement that the percentage of inactivation, as measured by determining the units of bacteriophage remaining after irradiation by gamma and beta rays of a suspension of fixed virulence, is a function of the two variables, nillicuries and hours.

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  • A virulent form of the infectious disease spread through the country.
  • The increasingly virulent tone of the campaign had all but the most hateful and partisan tuning ignoring the discussion.

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