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chaos theory

a branch of mathematics dealing with non-linear functionswhich has been applied to the modelling of situations suchas the weather and stock markets; non-linear systems are notpredictable, because very small changes in initialconditions can result in radical differences at a laterpoint.

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September 20th 2021

cross tolerance

this phenomenon arises in some drug categories, such as theopiates (heroin, morphine etc) and tryptamines (LSD,mescaline and psilocybin) when the prolonged use of one drugin the group results in the development of tolerance to theothers opioids.