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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
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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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In parallel to the high histological response rate, survival appears encouraging in this cohort and this is also in line with the superior survival statistics of four phase II trials examining the efficacy of PIPAC in advanced peritoneal metastasis [19, 21, 45, 49].
In our study, chemoradiotherapy was associated with histological response; we did not see a benefit of chemotherapy with disease-free or overall survival.
Bexarotene therapy was started and good clinical and histological response was observed.
Most of the prognostic factors of osteosarcoma included histological response to pre-operative treatment and status of tumor necrosis.2 However, the clinical response to chemotherapy is influenced by genetic and environmental factors.
Histological response was defined as an improvement of the histological index by at least 1 point.
The primary outcome was histological response of esophageal eosinophilia.
The HBV DNA reduction persisted through week 52 of treatment with greater histological response and larger proportion of patients with undetectable HBV DNA (88.3% vs.
They analysed the effect of sex, site, tumour volume, histological subtype, serum alkaline phosphatase, serum lactate dehydrogenase, type of surgery and histological response to chemotherapy.
The rates of virologic, biochemical and histological response in another randomized controlled trial were similar, with an HBeAg anti-HBeAb seroconversion rate of 21% [6].