seroresistance

noun

se·​ro·​re·​sis·​tance -ri-ˈzis-tən(t)s How to pronounce seroresistance (audio)
: failure to attain seronegativity after intensive or prolonged treatment that results in subsidence of clinical symptoms
used chiefly of advanced or congenital syphilis
seroresistant adjective

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“Seroresistance.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/seroresistance. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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