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The decrease affects chiefly the polymorphonuclear cells, so that the lymphocytes are relatively increased.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Attention to this point is of great moment, and materially affects the fermentation.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
The way in which the motion of the earth affects the direction of these currents is not difficult to understand.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
"I mean the secret that affects him" she interrupted, in aggrieved tones, feeling that Mr. Carr was playing with her.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
It is always to be remembered that retrospective legislation is bad in principle only when it affects the substantive law.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
This swashing affects not only the broken part of the waves, but all the water between the outer breaker and the shore.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
"Young man," he addresses me in the artificial guttural voice he affects on solemn occasions.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
One other natural law which affects the running of watches is this: Variations in temperature affect the elasticity of metals.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
Thomas affects me as a lie—I beg your pardon; doubtless 277 he was somebody you knew; that leads people so far astray.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The disease affects only the skin, but as it is contagious a child affected with it should be kept from school until cured.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY

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