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Stimulus threshold

stimulus threshold --> absolute threshold The lowest limit of any perception whatever. Compare: differential... Read More

Threshold body

threshold body --> threshold substance Any material (e.g., glucose) that is excreted in the urine only when its plasma... Read More

Phenotypic threshold

phenotypic threshold A quantitative genetic trait with a continuous distribution termed its liability may generate two kinds... Read More

Climate Threshold May Alter Economic Picture Of Climate Change

Typical economic analysis applied to global warming may be biased because they neglect climate thresholds, according to... Read More

Transmission threshold

transmission threshold (Science: epidemiology) Occurs for a parasite when the basic reproductive rate Ro is equal to 1.... Read More

Threshold differential

threshold differential --> differential threshold The smallest difference which can be discriminated between two stimuli or... Read More

Absolute threshold

Absolute threshold The lowest limit of any perception whatever. Compare: differential threshold. Synonym: stimulus... Read More

Threshold substance

threshold substance Any material (e.g., glucose) that is excreted in the urine only when its plasma concentration exceeds a... Read More

Speech reception threshold test

speech reception threshold test A test to determine the lowest sound intensity level at which fifty percent or more of the... Read More

Displacement threshold

Displacement threshold The least distinguishable break in the contour of a... Read More

Auditory threshold

Auditory threshold The audibility limit of discriminating sound intensity and... Read More

Light differential threshold

Light differential threshold The smallest difference in light intensity that can be... Read More

Threshold limit value

threshold limit value The maximum concentration of a chemical recommended by the American Conference of government... Read More

No-threshold concept

no-threshold concept That the biologic effect of radiation is proportional to dose, even for minutely small... Read More

Dominance threshold number

Dominance threshold number The number at which 50 percent of the total dominance measure for a given stratum is represented... Read More

Swallowing threshold

swallowing threshold The moment that the act of swallowing begins after the mastication of food, the critical moment of... Read More

Threshold trait

Threshold trait A trait that falls into natural groups that originate not in categorically distinct causes but in whether or... Read More

Pain threshold

pain threshold amount of stimulation required before the sensation of pain is... Read More

Relational threshold

relational threshold The smallest degree of difference between two stimuli that permits them to be perceived as... Read More

Convulsant threshold

Convulsant threshold The smallest amount of stimulation, electric current, or drug required to induce a... Read More

Subliminal stimulus

Definition noun, plural: subliminal stimuli (physiology) A stimulus inadequate to generate an action potential and thereby... Read More

Supraliminal stimulus

Definition noun, plural: supraliminal stimuli A stimulus above the threshold of sensation or of awareness Supplement In... Read More

How To Braid Nanoropes

Biomimetic systems that are composed of rigid polymers or filaments and crosslinking molecules can be used to assemble... Read More

The Case of the Noisy Neurons

PLoS Biol. 2004 September; 2(9): e314. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons... Read More

Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Hydrophilic Pores in Lipid Bilayers

Abstract Hydrophilic pores are formed in peptide free lipid bilayers under mechanical stress. It has been proposed that the... Read More

Association between climate variability and hospital visits for non-cholera diarrhoea in Bangladesh: effects and vulnerable groups

Association between climate variability and hospital visits for non-cholera diarrhoea in Bangladesh: effects and vulnerable... Read More

Subliminal

subliminal Below the threshold of perception or excitation; below the limit or threshold of consciousness. Origin: sub-- L.... Read More

Galvanic threshold

Definition noun The minimum strength of electrical current to cause excitability of nerve or muscle... Read More

Hot Chili Peppers Help Unravel The Mechanism Of Pain

February 24, 2009 — Capsaicin, the active ingredient in spicy hot chili peppers such as the jalapeno, is most often... Read More

cAMP potentiates InsP3-induced Ca2+ release from the endoplasmic reticulum in blowfly salivary glands

cAMP potentiates InsP3-induced Ca2+ release from the endoplasmic reticulum in blowfly salivary glands Ruth Schmidt, Otto... Read More

Ventilator weaning

ventilator weaning techniques for effecting the transition of the respiratory-failure patient from mechanical ventilation to... Read More

Study Illustrates Diversification, Speciation In Biological "Islands"

Lizard species on large Caribbean islands are more numerous than those on smaller islands because there is more evolution... Read More

Liminal stimulus

Liminal stimulus --> threshold stimulus a stimulus of threshold strength, i.e., one just strong enough to excite. See:... Read More

Liminal

Liminal 1. Pertaining to a threshold. 2. Pertaining to a stimulus just strong enough to excite a tissue, e.g., nerve or... Read More

Researchers Develop Model To Help Control West Nile Outbreak

A University of Alberta researcher has developed the first model to predict risk of West Nile virus in North America--a... Read More

Stroke Symptoms Common Among General Population

As many as 18 percent of adults who have no history of stroke report having had at least one symptom of stroke, according... Read More

New Cellular Evolution Theory Rejects Darwinian Assumptions

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Life did not begin with one primordial cell. Instead, there were initially at least three simple types of... Read More

Inhibitory postsynaptic potential

Inhibitory postsynaptic potential is a type of postsynaptic potential where the binding of neurotransmitters with the... Read More