At barely ten years old, he'd been too weak to fight off full-grown men, too weak to protect her.
She had no micro, no genetically engineered body or weapons to fight off anything that came at them.
Help sent from Athens was diverted to Crete, and after much manoeuvring Phormio .was compelled to fight off Naupactus.
He fought in the naval fight off Sluys and in the one off Winchelsea in 1350; he led armies into Scotland, Gascony and Normandy, his exploits in Gascony in 1345 and 1346 being especially successful; he served frequently under Edward III.
He appears to have served in France in 1346, and in August 1350 took part in the naval fight off Sluys.
The branches flung upwards, snatching the legs and wings of the demons. Toby heard a demon shriek as its wings were torn from its body. The tree lowered Toby to the ground. He looked up once more, turned and ran through the jungle, leaving the trees to fight off the demons.
mercenaryts needed help and they arranged for foreign mercenaries from Europe to fight off these invaders.
Rowing home, Dum had to fight off some local roughnecks.
Established and conservative ways of operating are no longer strong enough weapons with which to fight off the midsized, upstart pharmaceutical firms.
If you want the item badly and the auction is competitive, then you will need to be online as the clock winds down to fight off any last minute bidders.
The shots your vet prescribed are necessary to help your cat's hormonal system remain in balance and able to fight off immune reactions that produce the typical allergy symptoms.
However, if the body is not strong enough to fight off the virus then the second stage will begin at some point.
A healthier system will help your cat fight off sickness easier.
Echinacea, especially when taken with goldenseal, helps the body fight off viruses like the herpes virus.
Lowering your immune system can also make your body less likely to fight off free radicals.
It will target any harmful bacteria in the body which allows it to work in tandem with the immune system to fight off illnesses.
Vegetables contain essential vitamins, minerals, and other healthy nutrients that keep your body working the way it should, fight off disease, and maintain good health.
In 2005, Eric played a character named Hero in a movie called Feast, in which the customers of a bar have to fight off monsters.
The pressure to be thin and fit certainly affects the men, but it's the ladies who fight off the most gossip and criticism about their added pounds.
As a dog's system becomes more run down, it's harder to fight off secondary infections such as skin infections.
This is part of the canine immune system that helps fight off infection.
Vets can only provide supportive measures to keep your dog going while his immune system tries to fight off the virus.
This is because the immune system is usually depleted from the major battle and too exhausted to fight off opportunistic bacteria and other viruses.
According to Pets WebMD, vets can only provide supportive treatments to keep your dog going while his immune system tries to fight off the virus.
In addition to keeping your animal clean, providing your pet with proper diet and nutrition will strengthen his immune system so it can fight off any organisms that try to take hold.
A shirt made of linen with either ruffles at the collar and sleeves (designed to fight off lice) or else add-on matching collars and ruffled cuffs.
A healthy lawn is better able to fight off parasites and disease than one which suffers from some type of deficiency or inadequate care.
That's right, Eskimos created parkas to fight off the wind and harsh winter climate.
You fight off boarding aliens as you try to stay alive.
Immune response-A physiological response of the body controlled by the immune system that involves the production of antibodies to fight off specific foreign substances or agents (antigens).
The immune system chemicals that react with the fever-inducing agent and trigger the resetting of the thermostat also increase the production of cells that fight off the invading bacteria or viruses.
Fever, an elevation of normal body temperature, is a natural response of the body that helps fight off foreign substances, such as microorganisms (bacteria and viruses), parasites, fungi, and toxins.
Heat is important to increase the blood supply to the eye, helping the immune system to fight off the infection.
In addition, some of the body's energy that is ordinarily used for growth is used instead to fight off the disease.
The protection from bacterial and viral infections provided by vaccines preserves the infant's immune systems to fight off other infections.
Assuring that children get sufficient rest and do not become fatigued can help in maintaining and building up an immune system that can fight off these infecting agents.
They are born with fewer antibodies, which are necessary to fight off infections.
Some healthcare providers may recommend giving the mother an injection of immune globulin (to boost the immune system to fight off the virus) if she is exposed to rubella early in the pregnancy.
A woman's nutritional status may contribute to her ability to fight off infections, particularly in cases of malnutrition.
It adapts to fight off specific invading organisms.
Because other portions of the immune system are functional, people with XLA can fight off some types of infection, such as fungal and most viral infections.
Also, the body's immune system produces an antibody to fight off the allergen.
In the second type, called otitis media with effusion (fluid), or OME, fluid and mucus remain trapped within the ear after the infection is over, making it more difficult for the ear to fight off new infections.
Beyond its normal growth pattern, lymphoid tissue grows excessively (hypertrophies) during an acute infection, as it suddenly increases its immune activity to fight off the invaders.
Passive immunization is used to help a person who has been exposed or is already infected to fight off disease.
The child has an immunodeficiency disease, cancer, diabetes, a kidney or liver disorder, or any other condition that affects the body's ability to fight off infection.
There is also evidence to suggest that probiotics will enhance the ability of your cells to attack bacteria, thereby allowing your body to fight off bad bacteria faster.
Supplementing with fish oil helps restore balance to the ratio of Omega-3 fatty acids to Omega-6 fatty acids, which can help your body fight off many of the above conditions.
Fish oil has a mild blood thinning effect, which can help improve circulation and fight off disorders related to poor circulation.
The nutrient helps fight off viral infections and protects parts of the body where viruses can enter.
Vitamin A also improves the functioning of white-blood cells, helping them fight off viruses and create antibodies.
A healthy immune system is better able to fight off viral and bacterial attacks such as cold, flu and infection.
When the immune system targets gluten frequently, it may be unable to fight off other illnesses quickly.
It will be hot to the touch and you may find that you develop a fever as your body begins to fight off the infection.
It's packed with nourishing ingredients like shea butter and rice bran extract, while its L-Carnosine and green tea extract content enhance its abilities to fight off free radicals.
At the bite scene, the body develops a raised itchy bump containing the substances and fluids that irritate the skin as our bodies try to fight off the foreign enzymes.
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