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resistance

noun antagonism, assault, attack, battle, blocking, check, combat, confrontation, contention, contrariness, contravention, contumacy, counteraction, defiance, disobedience, fight, hindrance, immunity, insubordination, insurgence, insurrection, mutiny, noncompliance, nonconformance, obstinacy, obstruction, oppugnance, oppugnation, protest, rebellion, rebuff, recalcitrance, recusancy, refusal, reluctance, repugnance, repulsion, revolt, revolution, sedition, stand, strife, strike, struggle, unalterableness, unwillingness, unyieldingness, uprising, withstanding
See also: battle, conflict, contempt, contention, contest, contravention, defiance, deterrence, disadvantage, disapproval, dispute, fight, impediment, impugnation, mutiny, negation, opposition, protest, reaction, rebellion, rebuff, refusal, reluctance, revolt, struggle

RESISTANCE. The opposition of force to force.
     2. Resistance is either lawful or unlawful. 1. It is lawful to resist one who is in the act of committing a felony or other crime, or who maliciously endeavors to commit such felony or crime. See self defence. And a man may oppose force to force against one who endeavors to make an arrest, or to enter his house without lawful authority for the purpose; or, if in certain cases he abuse such authority, and do more than he was authorized to do; or if it turn out in the result he has no right to enter, then the party about to be imprisoned, or whose house is about to be illegally entered, may resist the illegal imprisonment or entry by self-defence, not using any dangerous weapons, and may escape, be rescued, or even break prison, and others may assist him in so doing. 5 Taunt. 765; 1 B. & Adol, 166; 1 East, P. C. 295; 5 East, 304; 1 Chit. Pr. 634. See Regular and Irregular Process.
     3.-2. Resistance is unlawful when the persons having a lawful authority to arrest, apprehend, or imprison, or otherwise to advance or execute the public justice of the country, either civil or criminal, and using the proper means for that purpose, are resisted in so doing; and if the party guilty of such resistance, or others assisting him, be killed in the struggle, such homicide is justifiable; while on the other hand, if the officer be killed, it will, at common law, be murder in those who resist. Fost. 270; 1 Hale, 457; 1 East, P. C. 305.

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Caption: FIGURE 1: Effects of tangeretin on lung function measured by airway resistance (top) and lung compliance (bottom).
As a result of our study, we found that small airway resistance was present in children who were born late preterm when compared with children born at term.
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I encourage clinicians to familiarise themselves with monitoring parameters, which may include, for instance, real-time lung compliance, airway resistance and occlusion pressures.
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However, it has been stated that pressure equilibration between alveoli and mouth can be incomplete in case of severe airway obstruction and therefore the interrupter technique may underestimate airway resistance [15].
We will also describe a cooperative protocol between primary care physicians and dentists, allergists, oral myologists, otorhinolaryngologists (ENT doctors), and orthodontists for the management of young patients with increased nasal airway resistance.
Jane began to suffer Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome (UARS) - similar to sleep apnoea - which put her in danger of dying every night.
7,8,17 Some studies have shown that airway resistance can be increased by acute smoking.

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