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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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Severance, Caroline Maria Seymour

Gayle Gullett.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1038 words.

Severance, Caroline Maria Seymour (12 January 1820–10 November 1914), clubwoman, was born in Canandaigua, New York, the daughter of Orson Seymour, a banker, and Caroline Maria Clarke. Late...

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