resistance

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Synonyms for resistance

opposition

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immunity from

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  • 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

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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

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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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In addition to permanent androgen resistance in the SV brought about by neonatal DES exposure, feminized patterns of gene expression also occur.
Irrespective of the underlying mechanisms, the toxicological effects of DES that lead to androgen resistance and feminization in the SV are dependent on functional ER[alpha].
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