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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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The goal of the present research was to determine which additional manipulations might be added to a traditional DRO schedule to produce durable response elimination in the laboratory.
Talimogene Laherparepvec Improves Durable Response Rate in Patients With Advanced Melanoma.
Study Two: Long Term Study in South East Asian Patients Also Confirms Durable Response to PEGASYS [ii]
We expect to complete the blinded followup for overall survival and durable response from AGENDA in the first quarter of 2011, and we look forward to those results.
We remain encouraged that the study met its primary endpoint of achieving durable responses in patients with metastatic melanoma," said Sean E.
Due to limited follow-up, prior analysis had not revealed the difference in durable response.
Current antiviral therapies, such as the nucleoside analogues lamivudine and adefovir, do not achieve a durable response and probably are not effective long-term treatment options due to the inevitable emergence of drug resistance.
Since it's mechanism of action is based on a combination of immunologic and direct cytotoxic principles, it has the potential to establish durable response as well.
This study demonstrates that Zevalin offers patients an effective treatment option when previous therapies fail to achieve a durable response," said Russell Schilder, M.
Long-term data on durable response and survival from AGENDA, which may be pivotal for regulatory approval, are expected in 2011.
Long-term data on durable response and survival from AGENDA, which if positive may provide a basis for regulatory approval, are expected in 2011.