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to formulate or assert as a tentative explanation

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We hypothesize that the risk of human infection results from an increase in the mass shedding of virus, after a population increase of infected voles over a threshold density.
A rise in childhood asthma in many countries may stem, paradoxically, from better health among children rather than increased air pollution or environmental hazards, researchers in Japan and Britain hypothesize in articles published Friday.
If integrated delivery systems are desirable because they provide a continuum of services, then one could hypothesize the need for a health care association that allows for multifaceted membership and action.
They asked him questions online that led them to hypothesize that the school's ventilation system was not functioning correctly.
Decision Resources hypothesize that, instead of helping alleviate any stigma attached to ED in Japan, manufacturers' campaigns have actually exacerbated the challenge.
However, only about a quarter of chronic drinkers end up with the disease, leading some researchers to hypothesize that lifestyle factors have a protective effect.
Probably because of such tendencies in these people, many scientists hypothesize a close relationship between mental illness and creativity.
Sandau and colleagues hypothesize that HO-PCBs may play a critical role in this effect.
2) to hypothesize about the link between the median 1976 body concentration of dioxin in men before and during puberty and the postpubertal effect on the SSR of their offspring.
The coating, researchers hypothesize, will help to eliminate encrustation and other problems associated with urinary stents and catheters that are currently used in practice.
However, Jack Feldman of the University of California, Los Angeles and his colleagues hypothesize in an upcoming Nature Neuroscience that the heart shutdown is actually the result of a condition known as central sleep apnea.
Some scientists hypothesize that alphatocopherol could lessen the effect of the other tocopherols.