chemoresistance

noun
che·​mo·​re·​sis·​tance | \ -ri-ˈzis-tən(t)s How to pronounce chemoresistance (audio) \

Medical Definition of chemoresistance

: the quality or state of being resistant to a chemical (as a drug) chemoresistance in a series of lung adenocarcinoma samples— J. C. Willey et al

Other Words from chemoresistance

chemoresistant \ -​tənt How to pronounce chemoresistant (audio) \ adjective

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“Chemoresistance.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chemoresistance. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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