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1. The ability to endure unusually large doses of a drug or toxin.

2. Acquired drug tolerance, a decreasing response to repeated constant doses of a drug or the need for increasing doses to maintain a constant response.

Origin: L. Tolerantia

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improved glucose tolerance in non obese type 2 diabetic rats

NIH Research on rat models. Early improvement of glucose tolerance after ileal transposition in a non-obese type 2 diabetes rat model. Surgical operations which shorten the intestinal tract between the stomach and the terminal ileum result in an early ...

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by rmorrison
Wed Mar 19, 2014 6:53 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: improved glucose tolerance in non obese type 2 diabetic rats
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Views: 3388

plant physiology- heat stress

See this: http://startinternational.org/library/archive/files/heat-tolerance=eeb-2007_fc9bd2df67.pdf

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by Cat
Sat Dec 01, 2012 12:23 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: plant physiology- heat stress
Replies: 6
Views: 3986

Sperm Immunity of Womens

... and Metchinikoff (1900),[11][12] mice [13] and guinea pigs.[14] The likely reason for this is that sperm first mature at puberty, after immune tolerance is established, therefore the body recognizes them as foreign and mounts an immune reaction against them. Therefore, mechanisms for their ...

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by ankitaalive
Wed Nov 28, 2012 6:28 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Sperm Immunity of Womens
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Views: 2795

Why do we feel sleepy after eating meal?

... a feeling of well-being and relaxation. "When levels of serotonin are high, you're in a better mood, sleep better, and have a higher pain tolerance," says Elizabeth Somer, MA, RD, author of numerous nutrition books, including her latest, Eat Your Way to Happiness . Tryptophan is needed ...

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by animus
Tue Jun 19, 2012 3:39 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Why do we feel sleepy after eating meal?
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Views: 22072


Thank you for the discussion. Wow. You have far more tolerance of deniers than I do. They can resemble bricks sometimes, so I hope your efforts haven't been wasted. Good job, though.

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by wbla3335
Tue Mar 27, 2012 2:21 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1127368
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