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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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Seventy eight percent patients with anaemia achieved end of treatment response (ETR) while only 64% of those without anaemia achieved this response (p=0.
Objective: To study the association between baseline parameters and end of treatment response (ETR) to conventional interferon treatment in patients with chronic hepatitis C.
The end of treatment response with these injections is 60% and 6 months after the treatment 20% have virus again, so net efficacy of this treatment is 35%.