response

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acquired response that is under the control of (conditional on the occurrence of) a stimulus acquired reflex , conditional reaction , conditional reflex , conditional response , conditioned reaction , conditioned reflex , conditioned response
steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesized; administered as drugs they reduce swelling and decrease the body's immune response adrenal cortical steroid , corticoid , corticosteroid
catecholamine secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress (trade name Adrenalin); stimulates autonomic nerve action Adrenalin , adrenaline , epinephrin , epinephrine
nervousness, hormone secreted in response to adrenaline , epinephrine
secondary response or idea afterthought , footnote , postscript
congregational response amen
reduction or lack of an immune response to a specific antigen anergy
principle pleading by the defendant in response to plaintiff's complaint; in criminal law it consists of the defendant's plea of `guilty' or `not guilty' (or nolo contendere); in civil law it must contain denials of all allegations in the plaintiff's comp answer
any of a large variety of proteins normally present in the body or produced in response to an antigen which it neutralizes, thus producing an immune response antibody
any substance (as a toxin or enzyme) that stimulates an immune response in the body (especially the production of antibodies) antigen
psalm chanted or sung in response in liturgy antiphon
hymn or composition sung as response in liturgy antiphon
response sung or chanted in church antiphon
verse or song to be chanted or sung in response antiphon , antiphony
answer or response antiphon , replication
any negative stimulus to which an organism will learn to make a response that avoids it aversive stimulus
cold-weather response brr
fire delivered on a specific target in response to a request from the supported unit call fire
lacking emotional response callous
immune response (chiefly against viral or fungal invasions or transplanted tissue) that involves T cells cell-mediated immune response
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