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Olivier Rubin and Rasmus Dahlberg.

in A Dictionary of Disaster Management

P ublished online April 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environment). 137 words.

Actions carried out during a disaster to save life, alleviate suffering, and reduce economic losses. Disaster response is one of

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response

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 20 words.

the events brought about by a stimulus, especially in a cell, tissue, or organism. See stimulus‐response coupling, sensitization

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response

Bas Aarts.

in The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 84 words.

What is said by way of reply to a *question. For example, in response to What did you

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response

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 150 words.

In Christian worship, the reply of the congregation or choir to a *versicle. Versicles and responses were a common feature of the Roman ...

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Response

Ronald Dworkin.

in Exploring Law's Empire

May 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 10652 words.

This chapter is comprised of Ronald Dworkin's responses to the other essays in the volume. He focuses his attention on those that challenge views that he has defended. His responses are in...

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response

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics — Medicine and Health.

n. the way in which the body or part of the body reacts to a stimulus. For example, a nerve impulse may produce the response of a contraction in a muscle that the nerve...

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Response

David Brown.

in Theology, Aesthetics, and Culture

September 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 16743 words.

While a response is given to all the contributors, the treatment is thematic rather than sequential. An initial section locates the author's position on natural theology and revelation in...

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response

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 43 words.

The way a person, an organ, or a cell, reacts to a stimulus. In the social reinforcement theory, the response is not separated from the stimulus and is an alteration of behaviour occurring...

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Response

Deidre Helen Crumbley.

in Saved and Sanctified

April 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion. 3421 words.

In the call and response tradition of African American churches, the concluding chapter reflects on ways in which this book responds to calls for serious scholarship in religious...

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Response

Jeffrey J. Rakofsky and Boadie W. Dunlop.

in Case Studies in Clinical Psychological Science

February 2013; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy; Psychopathology. 623 words.

Drs. Craighead and Muralidharan provide a thoughtful analysis of our chapter, and make several important suggestions that we address in this response. First, they identify that use of...

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John Miles Foley.

in Oral Tradition and the Internet

August 2012; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 1660 words.

This chapter reviews five critiques provided for the manuscript of the Pathways Project book as well as the author's own responses to these. These comments and suggestions have led to...

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anamnestic response

Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield and Pamela K. Mulligan.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 7 words.

See immune response, immunological memory.

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anamnestic response

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Obsolete term for a secondary immune response or immunological memory.

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electrodermal response

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

Another name for galvanic skin response (GSR). EDR abbrev.

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anamnestic response

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 14 words.

Obsolete term for a *secondary immune response or *immunological memory.

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conditioned response

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 11 words.

A response that is learned or altered by conditioning.

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conditioned response

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 11 words.

A response that is learned or altered by conditioning.

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conditioned response

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 11 words.

A response that is learned or altered by conditioning.

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Immune response

Dr Mark Harrison.

in Revision Notes for MCEM Part A

March 2011; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine; Immunology. 910 words.

2.1 Normal, 497

2.2 Abnormal, 499

The normal immune response is...

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novelty responses

David McFarland.

in A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology. 197 words.

Responses to unfamiliar stimuli. An animal's response to novelty depends partly upon the nature of the novel stimulus or situation

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