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    mortality

    Are the following sentences right? For example, is it okay for me not to put "the" instead of "mortality", "maturation", and "instrumentation"? Thanks.

    Subject matching will be used to remove mortality threat. Subject matching will be used to remove maturation threat. We will check instrumental consistency to remove instrumentation threat.

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    Re: mortality

    I would put "the" in front of all of them. Without them, it sounds like a robot talking.

    The phrase "instrumental consistency" doesn't mean anything to me. You might mean "instrument consistency" or "consistency of the instruments."
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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    Re: mortality

    The omission of "the" is not robot talk, it is medical talk.

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