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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

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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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It measures entrance impedance in the respiratory tract and shows the difference in airway resistance between the central and peripheral parts.
Studies for evaluating nasal airway resistance and obstruction first started in the 19th century, and many tests and measuring methods have been devised to date.
We observed significantly lower compliance and higher elastance on D21 in mice with prenatal exposure compared with controls, but there was no significant difference in airway resistance.
The decrease in size of opening of nares, nasal passage way and larynx by half would increase the airway resistance in brachycephalic breed 16 times that of non brachycephalic breed (Loato and Hedlund, 2012).
To determine to what extent thoracic movement plays a role in upper airway resistance, van de Graaff severed all of the cervical muscles (e.
Reduces airway resistance and helps pulmonary ventilation.
This subset of patients might meet criteria for upper airway resistance syndrome, which was first described in 1993 and is characterized by repetitive increases in resistance to airflow, increased respiratory effort, absence of oxygen desaturation, brief sleep state changes or arousals, and daytime somnolence.
Body plethysmography: Measuring of static lung volume such as: FRC/ITGV, TLC, RV Measuring of airway resistance.
Sleep disordered breathing (SDB) is a collective term which includes simple snoring, upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS), and sleep apnea.
D | | Don't sleep on your bac TRY not to sleep on your back, as this often means your tongue falls back and increases airway resistance.
Don't sleep on your back TRY not to sleep on your back, as this often means your tongue falls back and increases airway resistance.
According to the CDC, researchers are finding that e-cigarette users, even if they never smoked real cigarettes, exhibit diminished lung function, increased airway resistance, and airway cellular changes.
If we want to find out how much the diameter of the airways has diminished in an asthmatic patient, we need to measure the airway resistance.
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