Definition Of attenuate

adjective

reduce the force, effect, or value of.

her intolerance was attenuated by a rather unexpected liberalism

reduced in force, effect, or physical thickness.

On the other hand, for their own analysis Carling et al. used an attenuate isosceles triangle with a blunt snout as their model organism, rather than the profile of an eel.

Example Of attenuate

  • Adverse events such as anaphylaxis may be related to a sensitivity to vaccine components rather than to the attenuated vaccine virus itself.

  • Although the data presented here suggest that vitamin C supplementation could be clinically useful in attenuating the effects of smoking on lung development, this study has a number of limitations.

  • An existing, attenuated vaccine against yellow fever is not very effective for just this reason and has to be administered every four years.

  • BCG is a live attenuated vaccine and is being given routinely to all newborns under the universal immunization programme.

  • Because vaccination attenuates the clinical presentation of pertussis, a more sensitive case definition than spasmodic cough of two weeks should be adopted in vaccinated populations.


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