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disease resistance
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
Definition
Describing any organism which has low susceptibility or has the ability to withstand a disease caused by infectious agents (i.e., viruses, bacteria, fungi) or by parasitic nematodes, protozoa and helminths.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/151.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/151
Used For
disease tolerance
Broader Term
biological resistance
Narrower Term
plant disease resistance
trypanotolerance
Related Term
active immunity
antibiotic resistance genes
disease control
disease susceptibility
gene-for-gene relationship
herd immunity
plant-incorporated protectants
varietal resistance
Spanish
resistencia a la enfermedad
Term Number
151