persistent chronic hepatitis n.
Benign chronic hepatitis that may follow acute hepatitis A or B, or may complicate bowel diseases.
- Persistent cruelty
noun 1. (Brit, law) conduct causing fear of danger to the life or health of a spouse (used in matrimonial proceedings before magistrates)
- Persistent functional language
functional language, database (PFL) A functional database language developed by Carol Small at Birkbeck College, London, UK and Alexandra Poulovassilis (now at King’s College London). In PFL, functions are defined equationally and bulk data is stored using a special class of functions called selectors. PFL is a lazy language, supports higher-order functions, has a strong […]
[per-sis-tuh nt, -zis-] /pərˈsɪs tənt, -ˈzɪs-/ adjective 1. persisting, especially in spite of opposition, obstacles, discouragement, etc.; persevering: a most annoyingly persistent young man. 2. lasting or enduring tenaciously: the persistent aroma of verbena; a persistent cough. 3. constantly repeated; continued: persistent noise. 4. Biology. 5. Botany. remaining attached beyond the usual time, as flowers, […]
- Persistent memory