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In pneumonia chlorids are constantly very low, and in some cases are absent entirely.
The infectious diseases in which leukocytosis is absent (p. 160) often cause a slight decrease of leukocytes.
Murat was absent, and there was no evil influence to cloud his friendship with his great chief.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Pepsin is rarely or never absent in the presence of free hydrochloric acid.
Since the two enzyms are almost invariably present or absent together, the test for rennin serves also as a test for pepsin.
It is generally diminished in well-marked cases, and is often absent in advanced cases.
As it was, and with Monsieur de Garnache dead, or at least absent, everything seemed at an end.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
We need hardly say that the conversation was animated, and that it bore largely on the life-history of the absent Susy.
When bleeding piles are absent, blood-streaks upon such a stool point to carcinoma.
The usual excited happiness was less obvious, he thought, than usual, the mercurial gaiety wholly absent.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD

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