defence mechanism

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It seems dinosaurs evolved a splendid suite of defence mechanisms to help regulate the healing and repair of injuries.
Investment in caching technology and new defence mechanisms would be required, and reserving a data pathway for the use of hyper-speed command and control signals could be seen as a waste of capacity.
We have had to prioritise and the properties which have been given the individual flood defence mechanisms as they have been effected by flooding not just last year but on previous occasions as well.
The demo of the first module, nanomedicine, compels the player to select a suitable vehicle to deliver an anti cancer compound, and then navigate through the bloodstream to the site of the tumour, while avoiding the bodies' natural defence mechanisms.
The study sought to determine whether an LHRH agonist can enhance recovery of T cells, which are essential for immune defence mechanisms.
Since over activity of these defence mechanisms is frequently associated with disease processes, it is predicted that molecules which suppress them will be valuable therapeutic agents.
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