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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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3 y of age, beta-carotene n=120, [21] concentration; No effect on plasma retinol concentration; No effect on total body VA stores Bangladeshi Significant effect on plasma lactating women, beta-carotene 18-37 y of age, concentration; No effect on serum n=135, [22] retinol concentration; No effect on milk retinol concentration); No effect on milk beta-carotene VA=vitamin A; SR=serum retinol; PR=plasma retinol; SD=standard deviation; OSP=orange-fleshed sweet potato; WSP=white-fleshed sweet potato; MRDR=modified relative dose response.
The modified relative dose response (MRDR) test is an indirect measure of liver vitamin A reserves.

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