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resistant

(rē-zĭs′tĭnt, rĭ-) [L. resistere, to stand back, to withstand]
A lack of response to, or of influence by, a pathogen, toxin, treatment, or other stressor.
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Research has shown that foods high in resistant starch also play a beneficial role in balancing gut bacteria.
In 2015, North-America dominated the abrasion resistant coatings market due to rapidly expanding marine and power generation industries.
Then they measured their resistant starch content after they were served hot, chilled, or chilled first then reheated.
A single piece of acrylic with a thickness over one inch is considered bullet resistant. The advantage of acrylic is that it is stronger than glass, more impact resistant, and weighs 50 percent less than glass.
Tests found that the resistant swede 'Marian' showed severe symptoms, while the resistant cabbage 'Kilaxy' (Suttons) was less affected than its non-resistant counterpart 'Marner Large White'.
Fluoroquinolones have been used in human medicine since the 1980s, but it was not until farmers began to use them to treat animal infection in the 1990s that resistant bacterial strains appeared.
Often, a vicious cycle is created of taking antibiotics and breeding new and more resistant strains of bacteria while the immune system becomes increasingly degraded.
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This eventually allows the virus to escape containment, indeed, recent data show that in those who have multi-drug resistant virus, therapy interruption is actually a bad idea because it allows HIV to mutate even further.
Mannington Commercial introduces three new DuPont Antron[R] Legacy nylons with ColorSafe[TM] Bleach Resistant Technology and antimicrobial treatment: Freetime, Designsmith, and View Point.
Scientists at the Northeastern Cancer Centre continuing research to determine why certain breast cancer patients find themselves resistant to drugs have stumbled upon agents that may aid in cancer treatment, says Dr.