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response

1. Bridge a bid replying to a partner's bid or double
2. Christianity a short sentence or phrase recited or sung by the choir or congregation in reply to the officiant at a church service
3. Electronics the ratio of the output to the input level, at a particular frequency, of a transmission line or electrical device
4. any pattern of glandular, muscular, or electrical reactions that arises from stimulation of the nervous system

response

[ri′späns]
(communications)
(control systems)
A quantitative expression of the output of a device or system as a function of the input. Also known as system response.
(statistics)
The value of some measurable quantity after a treatment has been applied.
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In conclusion, in the light of our results, we may conclude that cellular immunity is increased, but acute phase response remains normal in patient with FEP The severity of psychopathology is not associated with acute phase and cellular response in FEP patients.
Reduced serum iron is the favourable result of the acute phase response to deter bacterial growth.
The acute phase response and exercise: the ultramarathon as prototype exercise.
The acute phase response is defined as the pathophysiologic activity accompanying inflammation.
Professor Obled from France provided an overview of the acute phase response including the mediators produced and their consequent metabolic effects; she highlighted the importance of this response in host survival.
A review on the acute phase response in major depression.

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