tolerance

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the capacity of enduring hardship or inconvenience without complaint

Synonyms for tolerance

the power or capacity of an organism to tolerate unfavorable environmental conditions

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a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior

the act of tolerating something

willingness to recognize and respect the beliefs or practices of others

a permissible difference

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[28] AD, although reducing somewhat in severity over time, remained of moderate severity in the majority of participants-in those who had acquired tolerance to egg and in those with persistent allergy.
Research on moderate drinkers has shown that acquired tolerance is different from initial response, and is also significantly associated with drinking problems.
After Owen discovered the phenomenon that fraternal bovine twins who share the same placenta are born with and tolerant to erythrocyte from each other [3], Billingham and coworkers provided evidence for the feasibility of "actively acquired tolerance" with the experiments in mice and chickens, demonstrating that animals inoculated with homologous cells as fetuses are tolerant to the skin graft from the same donor in adulthood [4].
They experienced the division of "community responsibilities," and "acquired tolerance by observing differences among their peers." Most important to this democratic training, children learned to settle differences by talking them over, by having a chance "to defend their own rights and to recognize the rights of others." The teacher knows, "how important it is for children to experience the power that language gives them in effectively getting themselves across to others," which meant that all early childhood educators must "encourage ...
The Medawar Prize is named for Society co-founder Sir Peter Medawar, who received the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1960 for his landmark studies on actively acquired tolerance to transplanted tissue.