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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A second approach to aggregated absolute threshold labels would be to insist that they meet existing standards for "healthy" claims.
42 in the process, the industry is concerned that the absolute threshold for conventional magnetic storage density might be only a few years away.
poverty threshold is considered an absolute threshold (although not originally developed as such) and is based on the cost of a minimum food diet, along with a multiplier for other expenses.