1(Of an organism) vulnerable to particular diseases or pathogens: nonresistant rice plants
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- The suppression of immune responses is costly, in particular for nonresistant individuals with high levels of somatic infections.
- It is important to recognize that resistance also affects the treatment of individuals with nonresistant organisms.
- Similarly, fruit flies selected to resist the attacks of parasites are less competitive foragers than their nonresistant counter-parts.
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