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noun: Mithridatism: Successively decreased response to a drug or a toxin over time.
From Greek tachy- (swift) + phylaxis (protection). Earliest documented use: 1911.
“However, tachyphylaxis and skin atrophy associated with long-term use make steroids unsuitable for lengthy treatment.”
The Psoriasis Curse; New Straits Times (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia); Mar 2, 1999.
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