The ability of bacteria and other microorganisms to resist the effects of an antibiotic to which they were once sensitive. Antibiotic resistance is a major concern of overuse of antibiotics. Also known as drug resistance.
- Resistance, pulmonary
Opposition of the respiratory system to air flow.
- Resistance, vascular
Opposition to the flow of blood by a blood vessel.
In genetics, the degree of molecular detail on a physical map of DNA. Resolution may range from low to high.
To absorb again, to lose substance. For example, some of a tooth may be resorbed.
The process of losing substance. For example, when bone is surgically reshaped, it undergoes both new formation and resorption.