TITLE

stimulus

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2076
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Several references for the term "stimulus" including adequate stimulus, chemical stimulus, and conditioned stimulus are presented. Stimulus refers to a condition of sufficient intensity that evokes a response in an organism. Adequate stimulus refers to a stimulus able to initiate a nerve impulse in a particular type of receptor, while chemical stimulus represents a chemical capable of inducing a response.
ACCESSION #
21246820

 

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