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cross sectional study

a research design based on selecting representative groupswho vary on a particular characteristic; when thecharacteristic is age, this design provides a means ofmaking developmental comparisons.

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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.