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Resistance to the effects of a substance because of exposure to a pharmacologically similar substance.‘cross-tolerance of barbiturates with alcohol was observed’
- ‘There is no evidence that cross-tolerance develops between cannabis and other hallucinogens.’
- ‘When treating acute pain in patients recovering from chemical dependency, the physician must consider the phenomena of cross-tolerance and cross-addiction.’
- ‘He also showed that there was a cross-tolerance between acupuncture and morphine in the treatment of drug addiction.’
- ‘Because of cross-tolerance, this high tolerance may extend to substances the patient never abused.’
- ‘When convening from one opioid to another, it is recommended that the calculated dose be reduced by 50% to account for incomplete cross-tolerance.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.