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persistent

1. (of plant parts) remaining attached to the plant after the normal time of withering
2. Zoology
a. (of parts normally present only in young stages) present in the adult
b. continuing to grow or develop after the normal period of growth
3. (of a chemical, esp when used as an insecticide) slow to break down; not easily degradable

persistent

[pər′sis·tənt]
(botany)
Of a leaf, withering but remaining attached to the plant during the winter.

persistent

persistent

Permanent. See persistent data, persistent name and persistent object.
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In earlier studies, the investigators discovered that while high levels of vitamin C will kill actively dividing cells, lower concentrations will stimulate respiration and prevent the formation of persisters, said Dr.
Cultures grown from the surviving persister cells displayed the same response pattern to antibiotic exposure; most cells died within the first day but the same level of persisting cells survived.
F32-ART5 parasites have a novel drug resistance profile that is reminiscent of multidrug tolerance profile of bacterial persister cells (16,22).
Numerous studies have shown differences between antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial persister tolerance [137, 138, 144].
L'objectif general de l'ACT est de favoriser la flexibilite psychologique, definie comme la capacite a persister ou changer le cours d'une action, meme en presence de pensees, sensations et emotions desagreables, afin d'avancer en direction de ce qui est important pour la personne, c'est-a-dire ses valeurs personnelles (Hayes et al.
Figure 9 Successful-Persister rates, fall first-time Student cohorts after four and Six years: carroll community college fall fall fall 2000 2001 2002 All students in study cohort Successful persister after 4 years 74.
Si les chutes de neige, exceptionnelles par leur importance, ont quasiment cesse dans la nuit, le verglas, qui devrait persister jusqu'a ce jeudi en fin de matinee selon Meteo-France, rendait la circulation tres difficile sur les routes d'un tiers nord de l'Hexagone.
middendorffiana n'a pu persister que dans les etangs ou H.
Persister cells are pheno-typic variants of the bacterium wild type, tolerant to eradication by antibiotics (there is no effect on the MIC) because of their dormancy.
65) En placant ainsi la question de la fiscalite au centre de la revendication d'autonomie municipale, l'auteur est amene a illustrer le conservatisme tranquille et le relatif immobilisme du monde municipal quebecois pour qui << persister persuade >>.
De plus, lorsque des facteurs comme l'age et la scolarite ont ete pris en compte, l'impact a ete tres faible, ce qui a permis a une relation solide de persister.
Du fait de leur heritage oligarchique et colonial qui ne cesse de persister, les elites latino-americaines continuent de fonder leur legitimite sur des principes racial et corporatiste, source de fragmentation sociale.