nonpersistent


non·per·sis·tent

adjective \-pər-ˈsis-tənt, -ˈzis-\

Definition of NONPERSISTENT

:  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>

First Known Use of NONPERSISTENT

1900

non·per·sis·tent

adjective \ˌnän-pər-ˈsis-tənt, -ˈzis-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NONPERSISTENT

: 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>

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