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cross–tolerance

noun cross–tol·er·ance \ˈkrs-ˈtäl-rən(t)s, -ˈtä-lə-\

Definition of CROSS-TOLERANCE

:  tolerance or resistance to a drug that develops through continued use of another drug with similar pharmacological action

First Known Use of CROSS-TOLERANCE

circa 1923

cross–tolerance

noun cross–tol·er·ance \ˈkr-ˈstäl(-ə)-rən(t)s\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CROSS–TOLERANCE

:  tolerance or resistance to a drug that develops through continued use of another drug with similar pharmacological action

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