chemoresistance

noun

che·​mo·​re·​sis·​tance -ri-ˈzis-tən(t)s How to pronounce chemoresistance (audio)
: the quality or state of being resistant to a chemical (as a drug)
chemoresistance in a series of lung adenocarcinoma samplesJ. C. Willey et al.
chemoresistant adjective

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“Chemoresistance.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chemoresistance. Accessed 26 Jan. 2023.

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