[ US /ɹiˈæktɪv/ ]
[ UK /ɹɪˈæktɪv/ ]
[ UK /ɹɪˈæktɪv/ ]
reacting to a stimulus
the skin of old persons is less reactive than that of younger persons
participating readily in reactions
free radicals are very reactive
sodium is a reactive metal
How To Use reactive In A Sentence
- The presence of small lymphocytes in serous cavity fluid can pose great difficulty in the differentiation between a low-grade lymphoproliferative disorder and reactive lymphocytosis.
- Amides tend to be somewhat less reactive, but are also subject to hydrolysis and analogous reactions.
- Next, we examined characteristics of 18-month old alloreactive T-cells in a transgenic adoptive transfer model. Elites TV
- However, in a pilot study, the instrument successfully measured reactive hyperemia following pressure in healthy volunteers.
- I think I prefer to shift through information first and take my time to think about what I write - lest all that raw, reactive blabber does nothing but add to the noise.
- The double-barreled results: Lowering levels of a protein called CRP, or C-reactive protein, a marker of inflammation, seems to be protective even when cholesterol levels are okay.
- We were being reactive instead of proactive. Christianity Today
- He told me that he has been diagnosed as suffering from reactive depression and is currently being treated for that by a psychiatrist.
- These compounds are more reactive than paraffins or naphthenes and readily combine with other elements such as hydrogen, chlorine, and bromine. Hydrocarbon chemistry
- In the second approach I have analyzed, with the aid of various semiempirical methods, the molecular orbitals of most types of reactive intermediates in organic chemistry-carbonium ions, diradicals, methylenes, benzynes, etc. Roald Hoffmann - Autobiography