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Medical Dictionary


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

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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