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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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There are also bumps that are caused by the unconditioned responses, that is, the shocks themselves.
It naturally causes a response, the unconditioned response (UCR).
Recent studies have led to the identification of neurons that contribute to the neural circuitry supporting the unconditioned response (UR) and conditioned response (CR).