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anamnestic response

  • noun renewed rapid production of an antibody on the second (or subsequent) encounter with the same antigen
    anamnestic reaction.
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cell-mediated immune response

  • noun an immune response (chiefly against viral or fungal invasions or transplanted tissue) that involves T cells
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conditional response

  • noun an acquired response that is under the control of (conditional on the occurrence of) a stimulus
    acquired reflex; conditional response; conditional reaction; conditioned reflex; conditioned reaction; conditional reflex.
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conditioned avoidance response

  • noun a conditioned response that anticipates the occurrence of an aversive stimulus
    conditioned avoidance.
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conditioned emotional response

  • noun an emotional response that has been acquired by conditioning
    conditioned emotion; CER.
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conditioned response

  • noun an acquired response that is under the control of (conditional on the occurrence of) a stimulus
    acquired reflex; conditional response; conditional reaction; conditioned reflex; conditioned reaction; conditional reflex.
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Consultary response

  • (Law), the opinion of a court on a special case.
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electrical skin response

  • noun a change in the electrical properties of the skin in response to stress or anxiety; can be measured either by recording the electrical resistance of the skin or by recording weak currents generated by the body
    electrical skin response; GSR; Fere phenomenon; Tarchanoff phenomenon; galvanic skin response; electrodermal response.
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electrodermal response

  • noun a change in the electrical properties of the skin in response to stress or anxiety; can be measured either by recording the electrical resistance of the skin or by recording weak currents generated by the body
    electrical skin response; GSR; Fere phenomenon; Tarchanoff phenomenon; galvanic skin response; electrodermal response.
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frequency response

  • noun (electronics) a curve representing the output-to-input ratio of a transducer as a function of frequency
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frequency-response characteristic

  • noun (electronics) a graph of frequency response with signal amplitude or gain plotted against frequency
    frequency-response characteristic.
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frequency-response curve

  • noun (electronics) a graph of frequency response with signal amplitude or gain plotted against frequency
    frequency-response characteristic.
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galvanic skin response

  • noun a change in the electrical properties of the skin in response to stress or anxiety; can be measured either by recording the electrical resistance of the skin or by recording weak currents generated by the body
    electrical skin response; GSR; Fere phenomenon; Tarchanoff phenomenon; galvanic skin response; electrodermal response.
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humoral immune response

  • noun an immune response (chiefly against bacterial invasion) that is mediated by B cells
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immune response

  • noun a bodily defense reaction that recognizes an invading substance (an antigen: such as a virus or fungus or bacteria or transplanted organ) and produces antibodies specific against that antigen
    immune reaction; immune response.
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immunologic response

  • noun a bodily defense reaction that recognizes an invading substance (an antigen: such as a virus or fungus or bacteria or transplanted organ) and produces antibodies specific against that antigen
    immune reaction; immune response.
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learned response

  • noun a reaction that has been acquired by learning
    learned reaction.
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psychogalvanic response

  • noun a change in the electrical properties of the skin in response to stress or anxiety; can be measured either by recording the electrical resistance of the skin or by recording weak currents generated by the body
    electrical skin response; GSR; Fere phenomenon; Tarchanoff phenomenon; galvanic skin response; electrodermal response.
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reflex response

  • noun an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
    inborn reflex; innate reflex; reflex action; instinctive reflex; unconditioned reflex; physiological reaction; reflex.
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response time

  • noun the time that elapses between a stimulus and the response to it
    latency; reaction time; latent period.
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startle response

  • noun a complicated involuntary reaction to a sudden unexpected stimulus (especially a loud noise); involves flexion of most skeletal muscles and a variety of visceral reactions
    startle reaction.
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