recalcitrant


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recalcitrant

adjective Poorly responsive to therapy; refractory

recalcitrant

adjective Poorly responsive to therapy

recalcitrant

Difficult to treat; resistant to commonly used treatments.
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1 ml injected in a grid pattern circumferentially around the infiltration in the corneal stroma in recalcitrant fungal keratitis.
In conclusion, when dealing with patients with multiple plane warts, especially in aesthetically sensitive areas recalcitrant to standard therapy, systemic isotretionin should be considered.
As a soil amendment, BioChar creates a recalcitrant soil carbon pool that is carbon-negative, serving as a net withdrawal of atmospheric carbon dioxide stored in highly recalcitrant soil carbon stocks.
Chancellor Alistair Darling has threatened to make recalcitrant banks and energy companies pass on falling prices and interest rates.
The cynic in me doubts whether the opinions of the young man from Merthyr will have any effect on an already recalcitrant audience.
Now we will see a drive to sell more to boost profits so our pavements can look like glorified meeting places for groups of recalcitrant pigeons determined to give us a sticky end.
It's guaranteed to drive dogs, cats and recalcitrant employees insane.
WILLIAM BUICK, who was on fire on the Polytrack during the winter, has struggled to get the winners flowing again following his comeback from injury, but judged on his waiting-in-front race on Recalcitrant in the 1m4f handicap on Wednesday night, Andrew Balding's exciting young apprentice is fast finding his touch again.
The fact that Jesus came into a nontraditional Jewish family places his story within the struggle for social acceptance in a conservatively recalcitrant political era.
Chapters go far beyond the basics of contracting and its markets, delving into sales and how to make an accurate estimate, how to negotiate a balanced contract, how to control costs while doing the job, how to collect money from recalcitrant clients, quick start tips and checklists for undertaking jobs, and much more.
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