nonpersistent


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non·per·sis·tent

 (nŏn′pər-sĭs′tənt)
adj.
Having a short life or existence under natural conditions: a nonpersistent pesticide; a nonpersistent infection.

nonpersistent

(ˌnɒnpəˈsɪstənt)
adj
(Agriculture) (of pesticides) breaking down rapidly after application; not persisting in the environment
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The researchers found that 23.3 and 23.5 percent of patients were nonpersistent with treatment in 2007 and 2014, respectively, and 42.3 and 40.2 percent had low adherence.
The conversion of the hydroxyl to carboxyl groups is often employed to gain new functionalities in the cellulose chain, especially by using the water-soluble stable nitroxyl radical 2,2,6,6-tetramethylpyperidine-l-oxyl (TEMPO) [5-8], but also involving the nonpersistent nitroxyl radicals, as we have recently reported [6, 9, 10].
Prenatal exposure to nonpersistent endocrine disruptors and behavior in boys at 3 and 5 years.
But postnatal depression that was persistent was the real difference maker: It carried a much higher risk of adverse behavioral outcomes and cognitive deficits than did the nonpersistent version.
Furthermore, sexual minority youths who experience persistent and multisite homophobic harassment are more likely to have school difficulties than those who experience nonpersistent and school-only homophobic harassment.
Due to the little variation, this can be considered as nonpersistent bleeding and thus classified as a nonwarning target.
A conceptual model for a jointed rock mass with multiple planes of nonpersistent joints is shown in Figure 5.
Prudencio and Jan performed the biaxial compression tests on the physical models of rock with nonpersistent joints, and the effects of joint spacing, joint angle, and joint arrangement on the characteristics of failure mode, strength, and deformation of rock mass were studied [7].
Simple theoretical examples of spatially (A) persistent and (B) nonpersistent catches over time.