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nonresistant

(nŏn′rĭ-zĭs′tənt)
adj.
1. Not resistant, especially to a disease or an environmental factor, such as heat or moisture.
2. Submissively obedient.

non′re·sis′tant n.
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Concerning resistant and nonresistant groups of patients, our results were in agreement with Nordeen et al.'s study: they found the same range of age, with the majority of resistant group being female, compared to nonresistant one [30].
They face the tests of the future more united, more determined, and better equipped than ever before to wage a successful campaign against the forces that threaten their nonresistant faith.
Their roles and responsibilities preclude them from a straightforward manifestation of Christ's nonresistant love for the enemy They serve to protect the innocent from harm, and risk their own spiritual brokenness for the sake of others.
Airborne antibiotic resistant and nonresistant bacteria and fungi recovered from two swine herd confined animal feeding operations.
Resistance testing suggested that 13% of these people could add no nonresistant antiretrovirals to Selzentry, and 67% could add--at most--two nonresistant antiretrovirals to Selzentry.
Although culture of a skin lesion may not have been routine in the past, the advent of CA-MRSA has made it so--particularly given that MRSA lesions may not be clinically distinguishable from those caused by nonresistant S aureus.
Although culture of skin lesions may not have been routine in the past, the advent of CA-MRSA has made it so, particularly given that MRSA lesions may not be clinically distinguishable from those caused by nonresistant S aureus.
''I had become such a man, who joined a gang-rape and killed nonresistant people without hesitation, while I spent four years in battlefields.''
The newest blight-resistant tomato variety, Fantasio, was grown alongside the nonresistant Ailsa Craig and while the latter was worst affected, with up to half the developing fruit damaged.
Hatakeyama and associates make it "strikingly clear" that resistant strains are already circulating among humans and that they induce infection with the same duration of symptoms, level of viral shedding, and clinical outcome as nonresistant strains.
Birds drinking water from catchments contaminated with OC would ingest the antiviral, which would inhibit nonresistant viruses in the birds' digestive systems while enabling resistant viruses to proliferate.
McNitt observed that the study didn't differentiate between MRSA and the nonresistant strain because, "they are the same bacterium.