Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.non-resistant - a reformer who believes in passive resistance
crusader, meliorist, reformer, reformist, social reformer - a disputant who advocates reform
References in periodicals archive ?
The cotton was found to be non-resistant to various pests and diseases.
MDR-TB requires treatment courses that are much longer and less effective than those for non-resistant TB.
For example, people with MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) are estimated to be 64% more likely to die than people with a non-resistant form of the infection.
One of the two non-resistant lines and its resistant clone were deficient in their DNA mismatch repair systems, which results in genetic instability, increased susceptibility to neoplastic transformation, and greater development of chemoresistant cells.
They found that a single mutation (L119F) changed a non-resistant version of the GSTe2 gene to a DDT resistant version.
Stanley Popovich, in his book "A layman's guide to managing fear using psychology, Christianity and non resistant methods" does a decent job of helping the average person understand fear from a psychological and non-resistant methods perspective.
Consequently in the absence of antibiotics non-resistant bacteria will out-compete the resistant ones.
After planting the commody mix, Bowman sprayed this crop with Roundup herbicide to weed out the non-resistant plants.
Twenty Iranian hull-less barley varieties were analyzed for total, insoluble and soluble dietary fiber, and non-resistant starch and resistant starch were determined by using Megazyme assay kits (Megazyme International Ireland Ltd, Wicklow, Ireland) according to Approved Methods of the American Association of Cereal Chemists (AACC, 2000).
And the problem is only accelerating, because the resistant weeds are driving out their non-resistant counterparts.
Patients with resistant forms of TB can need two years of treatment and spend months in isolation, compared with around six months of treatment for people with the a non-resistant form.
1-3,7,8) The small number that carry resistance survive, and in the continued presence of that particular antimicrobial, as the non-resistant organisms are killed, selective pressure changes the composition of the entire microbial population to predominately resistant.