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refractory

 [re-frak´tah-re]
1. not readily yielding to treatment.
2. not responding to a stimulus.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

re·frac·to·ry

(rē-frak'tōr-ē),
1. Resistant to treatment, as of a disease. Synonym(s): intractable (1) , obstinate (2)
2. Synonym(s): obstinate (1)
[L. refractarius, fr. refringo, pp. -fractus, to break in pieces]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

refractory

(rĭ-frăk′tə-rē)
adj.
Resistant to treatment: a refractory case of acne.

re·frac′to·ri·ly adv.
re·frac′to·ri·ness n.
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refractory

adjective Resistant to therapy; intractable; unresponsive.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

refractory

adjective Intolerable, resistant to therapy, intractable, unresponsive, stubborn
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

re·frac·to·ry

(rĕ-frak'tŏr-ē)
1. Resistant to treatment, as of a disease.
Synonym(s): intractable (1) , obstinate (2) .
2. Synonym(s): obstinate (1) .
[L. refractarius, fr. refringo, pp. -fractus, to break in pieces]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

re·frac·to·ry

(rĕ-frak'tŏr-ē)
Resistant to treatment, as of a disease.
[L. refractarius, fr. refringo, pp. -fractus, to break in pieces]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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