cross–tolerance

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

Definition of cross–tolerance

  1. :  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


Medical Dictionary

cross–tolerance

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

Medical Definition of cross–tolerance

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


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