cross-tolerance

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

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cross-tolerance

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

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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