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cross–resistance

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noun cross–re·sis·tance \ˌkrȯs-ri-ˈzis-tən(t)s\

Definition of cross–resistance

  1. :  tolerance (as of a virus) to a usually toxic substance (as an antibiotic) that is acquired not as a result of direct exposure but by exposure to a related substance



1946

First Known Use of cross–resistance

1946


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