Examples of efficacy in a Sentence
- In the planner's view, Rumsfeld had two goals: to demonstrate the efficacy of precision bombing and to "do the war on the cheap." —Seymour M. Hersh, New Yorker, 7 Apr. 2003
- Vaccines exist, but their efficacy against aerosolized plague is unknown. —Sharon Begley et al., Newsweek, 8 Oct. 2001
- … efficacy does not have to be demonstrated before homeopathic products are marketed. —Alison Abbott et al., Nature, 26 Sept. 1996
questioned the efficacy of the alarms in actually preventing auto theft
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While there are conflicting views on the efficacy of breast self-exams, many experts — including breast cancer surgeon Susan K. Boolbol, chief of breast surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel — still recommend women begin conducting them in their 20s.
Bishop said that while Juno won’t be the first in class, it is now set on becoming the best in class in terms of efficacy and tolerability of its drugs.
Once the tissue is collected, scientists can inject it with various drugs that are currently used to treat endometriosis, including birth control and hormone therapy, to test their efficacy.
Still, increasingly, aid groups that provide help to the global poor, to refugees, and to the survivors of disasters are also asking for and distributing cash, pointing to an ample of growing body of evidence on its efficacy.
Malaria experts have been encouraged because so far, parasites resistant to piperaquine are still susceptible to an older drug, mefloquine, that has regained its efficacy after years on the shelf.
One key finding was that following the steps exactly as specified by the Bald’s eyesalve recipe – including waiting nine days before use – was crucial for its efficacy.
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Synonymsedge, effectiveness, effectualness, efficaciousness, efficacity, efficiency, productiveness
Antonymsineffectiveness, ineffectuality, ineffectualness, inefficiency
Related Wordsability, capability, capacity; potency, puissance, strength
Near Antonymsinability, inadequacy, inadequateness, incompetence, incompetency
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