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withdrawal

the period a drug addict goes through following abrupt termination in the use of narcotics, usually characterized by physical and mental symptoms (withdrawal symptoms)

Withdrawal

 

troop actions undertaken in order to lead units away from enemy strikes and to occupy favorable lines for defense, to conduct a counterattack, to shorten the front, or to gain time.

A withdrawal may be accompanied by a disengagement or be carried out deliberately without contact with the enemy. A withdrawal accompanied by a disengagement is carried out under the cover of specially assigned subunits, which, by actively engaging the enemy, ensure the secrecy and successful execution of the withdrawal. A withdrawal of the main forces is covered by rear guards and rear and flank march security detachments, as well as by laying ambushes, setting up obstacles, and carrying out demolition work. A withdrawal may be executed only by order of a senior commander.

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Four of the RS rats but only one of the FES+RTT rats exhibited excessive dragging or withdrawal reflex (i.
On day 60, colorectal distension (CRD) was given and abdominal withdrawal reflex (AWR) was quantified as scores in the individual rat of all groups.
Paired training in which the conditioned stimulus (CS; mechanical stimulation of the siphon) occurred just before the unconditioned stimulus (US; a shock to the tail) produced a greater increase in the withdrawal reflex than unpaired, CS alone, or US alone training.
For example, one would predict that noxious stimuli should have little or no effect on the synaptic strength of the sensorimotor connection in the tail withdrawal reflex of Dolabrifera.
A significant increase in the tail withdrawal reflex was observed for the swertiamarin treatment at both the doses with percent protections of 150 and 200, respectively.
Site specificity of short-term and long-term habituation in the tail-elicited siphon withdrawal reflex of Aplysia.
Withdrawal reflex is defined as the motor response intended to protect the body from painful stimuli.