The ability of a pathogen to withstand drugs previously effective against them. Usually the result of genetic mutation.
the capacity of an organism to defend itself against harmful environmental agents
(medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease
a secret group organized to overthrow a government or occupation force
any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion
a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms
the degree of unresponsiveness of a disease-causing microorganism to antibiotics or other drugs (as in penicillin-resistant bacteria)
an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current
(psychiatry) an unwillingness to bring repressed feelings into conscious awareness
the military action of resisting the enemy's advance
the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with
group action in opposition to those in power
The act of resisting; opposition, passive or active.
The quality of not yielding to force or external pressure; that power of a body which acts in opposition to the impulse or pressure of another, or which prevents the effect of another power; as, the resistance of the air to a body passing through it; the resistance of a target to projectiles.
A means or method of resisting; that which resists.
A certain hindrance or opposition to the passage of an electrical current or discharge offered by conducting bodies. it bears an inverse relation to the conductivity,