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# Scientists have found that skin tissue is more resistant to toxic subs

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Scientists have found that skin tissue is more resistant to toxic substances than lung tissue and uses sweat glands to protect the immune system from possible invaders.

A. skin tissue is more resistant to toxic substances than lung tissue and uses
B. skin tissue is more resistant to toxic substances than is lung tissue and uses
C. skin tissue is resistant to toxic substances, more so than lung tissue, using
D. the resistance of skin tissue to toxic substances is more than that of lung tissue, and it uses
E. the resistance of skin tissue to toxic substances is more than that of lung tissue, using

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28 May 2020, 02:44
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Scientists have found that skin tissue is more resistant to toxic substances than lung tissue and uses sweat glands to protect the immune system from possible invaders.

A. skin tissue is more resistant to toxic substances than lung tissue and uses; ambiguous comparison. skin tissue and lung tissue are resistant to toxic substances or skin tissue is resistant to toxic substances and to lung tissue.
B. skin tissue is more resistant to toxic substances than is lung tissue and uses; comparison is clear skin tissue(resistance)> lung tissue(resistance).
C. skin tissue is resistant to toxic substances, more so than lung tissue, using; using sweat glands is a different idea associated to sweat tissue, it does not clarify how skin is more resistant
D. the resistance of skin tissue to toxic substances is more than that of lung tissue, and it uses; it refers back to the resistance of skin tissue. meaning is not clear in the latter part of the sentence
E. the resistance of skin tissue to toxic substances is more than that of lung tissue, using; there is change in meaning in comparison, resistance of skin tissues to toxic substances is more than resistance of lung tissue in general. later part of sentence does not clarify the reason
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28 May 2020, 04:57
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Scientists have found that skin tissue is more resistant to toxic substances than lung tissue and uses sweat glands to protect the immune system from possible invaders.

A. skin tissue is more resistant to toxic substances than lung tissue and uses
B. skin tissue is more resistant to toxic substances than is lung tissue and uses
C. skin tissue is resistant to toxic substances, more so than lung tissue, using
D. the resistance of skin tissue to toxic substances is more than that of lung tissue, and it uses
E. the resistance of skin tissue to toxic substances is more than that of lung tissue, using

A. skin tissue is more resistant to toxic substances than lung tissue and uses -- Comparison Error , Resistance is compared with Lung tissue. We should resistance with resistance .
B. skin tissue is more resistant to toxic substances than is lung tissue and uses -- CORRECT comparision

C. skin tissue is resistant to toxic substances, more so than lung tissue, using - more so incorrect comparison plus , USING is participle and modifying previous clause in this answer choice USING is ambiguous because it has 2 agents skin tissue and lung tissue. So we can say there is no clear agent for USING

D. the resistance of skin tissue to toxic substances is more than that of lung tissue, and it uses - - IT antecedent is unclear
E. the resistance of skin tissue to toxic substances is more than that of lung tissue, using -- same error mentioned in C
Re: Scientists have found that skin tissue is more resistant to toxic subs   [#permalink] 28 May 2020, 04:57