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Synonyms for resistance



immunity from


  • immunity from
  • resilience
  • ability to withstand
  • ability to fight off
  • ability to counteract

Synonyms for resistance

the act of resisting

a clandestine organization of freedom fighters in an oppressed land


Synonyms for resistance

the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with

a material's opposition to the flow of electric current

the military action of resisting the enemy's advance

(medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease

the capacity of an organism to defend itself against harmful environmental agents

Related Words

a secret group organized to overthrow a government or occupation force

the degree of unresponsiveness of a disease-causing microorganism to antibiotics or other drugs (as in penicillin-resistant bacteria)

(psychiatry) an unwillingness to bring repressed feelings into conscious awareness

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Minimally modified phosphodiester antisense oligodeoxyribonucleotide directed against the multidrug resistance gene mdrl.
Pharmacology of drugs that alter multidrug resistance in cancer.
However, overexpression of P-gp on cancer cell membrane can mediate the efflux of cytotoxic drugs and decrease their intracellular accumulation, leading to multidrug resistance and chemotherapy failure (Szakacs et al.
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In conclusion, among new TB patients in the Netherlands, multidrug resistance is associated with HIV infection, predominantly as an imported disease.
WASHINGTON -- Cases of multidrug resistance in immigrant populations in the United States and links to the AIDS epidemic in Africa are attracting the attention of researchers.
They say that results suggest this choloroquine resistance may be similar to multidrug resistance in mammalian cells.
The serine/threonine kinase Pim-1 promotes drug resistance mediated by the ATP-binding cassette multidrug resistance protein breast cancer resistance protein (BCRP, ABCG2) by stabilizing higher-order BCRP multimers
However, the emergence of multidrug resistance (MDR), the ability of cancer cells to become simultaneously resistant to different drugs, limits the efficacy of chemotherapy.
Contract notice for Delivery of complete sets for analysis / research type of gwas and ngs as part of the eu project the role of multidrug resistance transporters in pharmacokinetics and toxicology - in vitro tests and clinical pharmaceutical practice.
Newport the rates of resistance and multidrug resistance were lower for isolates from humans than from both domestic and imported meat.
PHILADELPHIA -- The prevalence of multidrug resistance is rapidly rising among nosocomial, gram-negative bacteria, according to a 9-year surveillance study at one hospital.
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