goose bumps

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goose bumps

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goose pimples:

see goosefleshgooseflesh,
temporary rumpling of the skin into tiny bumps, also called goose bumps and goose pimples, and technically known as cutis ansirina. In response to cold or certain emotional states, such as fear or rage, the smooth muscles of the subsurface layer (dermis) of
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50 mg/mouse and this is considered as the safe IV dose of LTE, although a few number of mice demonstrated piloerection at a latter onset.
Additionally, we were interested in determining whether or not individuals experience piloerection and nipple erection concurrently.
Extrapyramidal Haloperidol, Rigidity, opisthotonus, chlorpromazine laryngospasm Narcotic Morphine, heroin, CNS depression, miosis, codeine slow respiration, hypotension Withdrawal Various; alcohol, Piloerection, barbiturates, cocaine, hypertension, benzodiazepines, etc.
This condition is not only characterized by increased arterial blood pressure but can also be accompanied by piloerection, chills or shivering, pounding headache, paresthesias, flushing, and diaphoresis above the lesion level, as well as nasal congestion, anxiety, malaise, and nausea [36].
Chlorpromazine suppresses hypothalamic activity, diminishing piloerection and allowing for cooling, and can rapidly reduce the core temperature (Strum, 2002).
Clinical signs were reported in conjunction with the mortalities and body weight losses, including piloerection, lethargy and reduced mobility, and labored breathing.
As sweat accumulates, the rapid evaporation in the cool air causes "goose bumps" or piloerection.
Muskoxen, in contrast to caribou (Klein 1996), have a low surface to body mass ratio, have dense under-wool, and lack capacity for cooling through piloerection of pelage.
Tactile sensations described by a member of 1 of the families may result from piloerection, electrostatic fields, or direct electric stimulation of the brain.
excessive sweating) tachycardia); elevated blood pressure; central and behavioral thermal dysregulation; piloerection Anxiety Behavioral measures of anxiety (e.
Mice treated with MPTP-HCl (30 mg/kg) for a few minutes showed more apparent behavior disorder, conspicuous trembling, step-length shorten, bradykinesia, piloerection, etc.
27] Other autonomic phenomenon are more discernible and include pupillary changes, irregular respiratory and cardiac patterns, facial flush or a rash, and piloerection.