chemoresistant etymology

English word chemoresistant comes from English resistant, English chemo- (Relating to or using chemicals or chemistry.)

Detailed word origin of chemoresistant

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
resistant English (eng) A person who resists; especially a member of a resistance movement.. A thing which resists. (statistics) Not greatly influenced by individual members of a sample.. Which is not affected or overcome by a disease, drug, chemical or atmospheric agent, extreme of temperature, etc.. Which makes resistance or offers opposition.
chemo- English (eng) Relating to or using chemicals or chemistry.
chemoresistant English (eng) (biochemistry) Describing resistance of a cell to the actions of a chemical compound. (medicine) Describing the resistance of a tumour to chemotherapy.

Words with the same origin as chemoresistant

Descendants of chemo-
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