tolerance

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tol·er·ance

noun \ˈtäl(-ə)-rən(t)s\

Definition of TOLERANCE

1
: the capacity of the body to endure or become less responsive to a substance (as a drug) or a physiological insult especially with repeated use or exposure <developed a tolerance to painkillers>
2
: the immunological state marked by unresponsiveness to a specific antigen

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