stubborn disease

stubborn disease

[′stəb·ərn di′zēz]
(plant pathology)
A virus disease of citrus trees characterized by short internodes resulting in stiff brushy growth and chlorotic leaves.
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A This is a chronic and stubborn disease centred on inflammation of the large specialised sweat glands (apocrine glands) found mainly in the armpits and groins.
A stubborn disease, acne often persists for several years and is characterized by frequent relapses and recurring breakouts.
As he reveals in his narration, "In a never-ending battle not just to survive but to subdue my stubborn disease, I've learned to fight sickness with sickness.
Tom Honore sees racism as a stubborn disease still infecting blacks and whites alike.
She added the institution was researching on fall armyworm and maize varieties that are tolerant to stubborn diseases.
Leo was an independent and free-thinking soul who faced many challenges practicing orthodox medicine in the battle against such stubborn diseases as cancer, multiple sclerosis, and heart disease.
Europe also boasts of several drug development firms and pharmaceutical research centres which have been instrumental in taking up advanced studies in finding treatment for stubborn diseases and fatal disorders.
We are getting a lot of breakthroughs in some of the more stubborn diseases like HIV/AIDs and malaria and especially in maternal and child health, especially in neonatal health," he said.
Yet, deep inside, they know that cancer is a multitude of stubborn diseases that has largely resisted both treatment and grandstanding.
With each gene therapy experiment since the first in 1990, researchers have learned more about how to cure stubborn diseases by dissecting and modifying genes.