Meaning of REFRACTORY in English

REFRACTORY

adjective

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Initial therapy of patients with large tumor masses has been complicated by large releases of intracellular potassium with resultant refractory hyperkalemia.

Monamine oxidase inhibitors are used occasionally in migraine patients who are refractory to other prophylactic drugs.

The tale of Gormenghast requires a large number of refractory animals, few of them capable of taking direction.

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