cross-tolerance

noun
cross-tol·​er·​ance | \ ˈkrȯs-ˈtäl-rən(t)s How to pronounce cross-tolerance (audio) , -ˈtä-lə- \

Definition of cross-tolerance

: 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, in the meaning defined above

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“Cross-tolerance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cross-tolerance. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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cross-tolerance

noun
cross-tol·​er·​ance | \ ˈkrȯ-ˈstäl(-ə)-rən(t)s How to pronounce cross-tolerance (audio) \

Medical Definition of cross-tolerance

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

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