absolute threshold


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absolute threshold

[′ab·sə‚lüt ′thresh·hȯld]
(physiology)
The minimum stimulus energy that an organism can detect.
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Absolute threshold shifts in the ERF of 1, 2, 3, and 4[degrees]C were investigated to cover the range of shifts employed in past studies using this method (Dessai 2003; Gosling et al.
Absolute thresholds were set at various intensity values, including 90[degrees], 95[degrees], 100[degrees], and 105[degrees]F.
In Figure 2, the mean of individual medians was used to summarize group trends in absolute threshold.
Predetermined absolute luminance thresholds tested included 1) percent of scene pixels exceeding various absolute thresholds, and 2) DGI and DGP produced by first identifying glare sources based upon various absolute thresholds.
Aggregated absolute threshold nutrient profile labels like the Heart Check mark are implied nutrient content claims suggesting that a food, because of its nutrient content, may be useful in maintaining healthy dietary practices.
Gustatory masking at the lower absolute threshold is a reliable phenomenon, as J.
The thick solid line is the squared absolute threshold curve (obtained using data from Figure 3).