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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Evidence for DNA methylation effects has also been observed for nonpersistent pesticides, such as organophosphates (Zhang et al.
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The extensive nature of the psychosocial development factors identified by research contribute to my tentative theory of the phenomenon of nonpersistent college students--high-achieving, low-income students in community colleges may require psychosocial development in order to persist in college.
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As a result, the Intelligence Community relies on nonpersistent, space-based imagery collection for North Korea.
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