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natural resistance

noun, Immunology
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  • She said the seedlings will develop the fungus, but it is not clear which will survive due to their natural resistance.
  • These snakes have evolved natural resistance to deadly toxins in the poisonous newts on which they prey.
  • Any natural resistance the forests may have harbored was lost in the clear-cutting.
  • Combine those factors and you get a natural resistance to see your tax rate rise dramatically.
  • Since it does not root about-or even move-it builds up no natural resistance to disease.
  • Not everyone carries this natural resistance, however.
  • Fluids have a kind of internal friction or stickiness, called viscosity--their natural resistance to flow.
  • Since it does not root about-or even move-it builds up no natural resistance to disease.
  • The natural resistance to electron flow in a cell decreases cell efficiency.
  • You'll use a variety of deep water exercises and running techniques to get the maximum benefit from water's natural resistance.

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