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Soliris, the company’s biggest product with almost $4 billion in 2019 sales, is a monoclonal antibody used to treat rare conditions such as paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria.AstraZeneca acquires rare-disease specialist Alexion in $39 billion deal|kdunn6|December 13, 2020|Fortune
Rather than studying these explosions from a distance through telescopes, Park, a physicist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California, creates something akin to these paroxysmal blasts using the world’s highest-energy lasers.Giant lasers help re-create supernovas’ explosive, mysterious physics|Emily Conover|November 12, 2020|Science News
But this time, the city is mourning without the same paroxysmal displays of rage.
It is daring, flippantly defiant, paroxysmal, and redundant in explosive adjectives; but it is not true to nature.
The crust of the earth is subject to certain movements, which are either sudden and paroxysmal, or protracted and tranquil.Geology|James Geikie
The subsidence would be gradual, the elevation paroxysmal, and perhaps intermittent.The Story of the Earth and Man|J. W. Dawson
These fits of paroxysmal coughing are much more severe than spells of ordinary coughing.The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)|Grant Hague
Itching, commonly intense, is usually a conspicuous symptom; it may be more or less paroxysmal.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin|Henry Weightman Stelwagon