Resisting ordinary treatment; difficult of fusion, reduction, or the like; -- said especially of metals and the like, which do not readily yield to heat, or to the hammer; as, a refractory ore.
A tumour that does not respond to treatment.
A disease that does not respond to a certain form of therapy.
Referring to a disease that does not readily respond to treatment.
Condition referring to a disease that can no longer be controlled by the treatment program in effect. When a prostate cancer is said to be refractory, there is a need for some form of additional treatment.
Cancer that has not responded to treatment.
disease no longer responds to treatment; resistant
A cancer that does not respond to particular treatment
Not yielding or improving with treatment or therapy, such as otitis refractory to penicillin.
Not readily yielding to treatment.
Not yielding (at least not yielding readily) to treatment.
When a disease is said to be refractory, it means that it is unaffected by treatment.
A medical term referring to a patient who is unresponsive to a certain medicine or treatment.
Not yielding, as in a condition that resists treatment or a nerve or muscle that resists stimulation.
Not responding to treatment.
No longer responsive to a certain therapy.
Not yielding or responding to therapy, e.g. anti- arrhythmic drugs becoming ineffective over time.
In medicine, describes a disease or condition that does not respond to treatment.
not responsive to treatment
(1) Inability of tissue to respond to a stimulus. (2) Inability of a pacemaker to respond to an incoming signal .
A term commonly used to describe a situation where the disease is no longer controlled by current therapy.