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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 unique Gemzar study design, involving clinical benefit response, demonstrates the company's ongoing commitment to innovative research and development in oncology.
In this study, patients treated with gemcitabine experienced an approximately 25 percent clinical benefit response rate compared with 5 percent of patients treated with 5-FU.
Carfilzomib Achieves 26 Percent Clinical Benefit Response Rate in Phase 2 Trial of Relapsed and Refractory Multiple Myeloma Patients - Proteolix Expands Trial
Three additional patients have maintained stable disease (SD) after at least three treatment cycles, for an overall clinical benefit response (CR+PR+SD) of 64%.

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