This fact somewhat weakens the various identifications that have been proposed for the cities of Bashan enumerated by name.
In reply he immediately wrote: " You do not inform me what has rendered necessary such an extraordinary measure which weakens and divides my troops "- and - " I cannot quite grasp the meaning of your letter yet, I should have preferred to see my army concentrated between Ingolstadt and Augsburg, the Bavarians in the first line, with the duke of Danzig in his old position, until we know what the enemy is going to do.
As a general rule the ripe proglottides are detached in chains and replaced by others which in their turn become detached, the process being repeated for a year or so until the worm weakens and is cast out.
Again, if more than 2% of carbon is present, it passes readily into the state of pure graphitic carbon, which, in itself soft and weak, weakens and embrittles the metal as any foreign body would, by breaking up its continuity.
The presence of a small quantity of the hard cementite ought naturally to strengthen the mass, by opposing the tendency of the soft ferrite to flow under any stress applied to it; but more cementite by its brittleness naturally weakens the mass, causing it to crack open under the distortion which stress inevitably causes.
It is only in very large doses that it weakens the intracardiac nervous ganglia, slows and weakens the pulse, and dangerously lowers the blood pressure.
Canon 51 of 1890, however, weakens this provision.
Any condition that weakens or damages the muscles and nerves used for swallowing may cause dysphagia.
Perhaps continually pairing spangles to related Normals bred from Spangles somehow weakens the Spangle gene(s) that produce the visual Spangle.
The disease progressively weakens all muscles, notably respiratory muscles, compromising life expectancy.
Side by side with the kin there is always found the domestic group, but the latter institution develops fully only as the former weakens, so that the one comes largely to inherit the functions of the other, whilst the tribe too in its turn hands over certain interests..
Perhaps continually pairing Spangles to related Normals bred from Spangles somehow weakens the Spangle gene(s) that produce the visual Spangle.
Since it disrupts and weakens your pet's natural immune system, the cat's body is more susceptible to other diseases as well.
Stress weakens the immune system, causing you to become more susceptible to illness.
Chronic stress also weakens the body's immune system.
As the antibodies drop, the puppy's immunity to parvo weakens.
Clothing that is line dried typically lasts longer than garments that are machine dried because the heat of the dryer weakens the fiber and causes it to wear out faster.
However, though reactions slow and the body weakens with age, memory loss is not an ordinary symptom of aging.
It also weakens your body's ability to open up the airway if it has an obstruction.
Garnet (orange) - Adds 30% damage and weakens the enemy's attacks.
Because the child's fibrillin is abnormal, his or her connective tissues are looser than usual, which weakens or damages the support structures of the entire body.
A-T is a progressive disease that affects the cerebellum (the body's motor control center) and, in about 70 percent of cases, weakens the immune system as well, leading to respiratory disorders.
Parents should be aware that repeated spraining of a joint weakens it.
In an older child or adolescent, the LES weakens and acids from the stomach come into the esophagus, causing the characteristic burning in the middle of the chest, known as heartburn.
If an IV has been in place for a long time or the child has had a medical condition that weakens the veins, the child may experience vein collapse.
Secondary disorders occur in normally healthy people who are suffering from an underlying disease that weakens the immune system.
Anyone who has a history of herpes infection and current lesions should notify the physician if the lesions do not resolve after seven to ten days or if a condition exists that weakens the immune system.
The damaged follicle weakens and bursts open, releasing sebum, bacteria, skin cells, and white blood cells into surrounding tissues.
STSS infection may occur in individuals who are weakened from surgery, injury, or disease that weakens the immune system.
Third - The third cycle weakens the elements so the chi energy no longer nourishes but weakens the other elements.
Over time your personal energy weakens leaving you feeling tired, unenergetic and more susceptible to illness.
Third cycle: The third cycle, Weakening Cycle, is one to especially watch, since it weakens all of the elements to the point that the chi energy is unable to perform its natural duty of nourishing the elements.
Over time, waxing weakens the hair at the root, resulting in finer slower growth.
It weakens fabric, which is especially bad for a bikini, as it will quickly lose its stretch.
In plants; heat weakens the plant cells that keep the vitamin C locked in the foods.
Osteoporosis weakens bones, potentially allowing fractures to occur.
Others don't see much difference and feel that this method damages leather handles and weakens fabric.
Keep in mind that stretching temporarily weakens or relaxes a muscles.
Coffee purists insist that this weakens the taste and diminishes a perfect cup of coffee.
There, it weakens the muscle for a few months.
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