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nonpersistent

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adjective non·per·sis·tent \-pər-ˈsis-tənt, -ˈzis-\

Definition of nonpersistent

  1. :  not persistent: as a :  decomposed rapidly by environmental action <nonpersistent insecticides> b :  capable of being transmitted by a vector for only a relatively short time <nonpersistent viruses>



1900

First Known Use of nonpersistent

1900


Medical Dictionary

nonpersistent

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adjective non·per·sis·tent \ˌnän-pər-ˈsis-tənt, -ˈzis-\

Medical Definition of nonpersistent

  1. :  not persistent: asa:  decomposed rapidly by environmental action <nonpersistent insecticides>b:  capable of being transmitted by a vector for only a relatively short time <nonpersistent viruses>




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