stimulus

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something that incites especially a violent response

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Since both test chemicals were attractants, the nature of the chemical stimulus should not matter.
And while containing fewer atoms, they still respond to chemical stimulus.
Although these devices increase investigator control over chemical stimulus environments, they frequently restrict the mobility of free-ranging animals or create unnatural patterns of contact between the experimental subject and the introduced odor.
A small population of aquarium-held whale sharks facilitated direct studies of behavior in response to chemical stimulus plumes.
In the current study, 12 healthy young adults inhaled from a nebulizer containing capsaicin, the burning ingredient in chili peppers and a potent chemical stimulus for cough.
In recent years, a number of research groups have synthesized molecular motors, but mainly in liquids, where the devices are easier to activate with light or a chemical stimulus.
In layman's terms, that's the ability of T-cells to rapidly divide when they bump into a chemical stimulus, or antigen.
We found that a small subdivision of the olfactory system-one that differs from the rest of the olfactory system in the expression of key proteins used to translate a chemical stimulus into neural signals and in the way it connects to the brain-is specialized for detecting this social stimulus.
Complete attenuation of flick response to the chemical stimulus used in the flick assay occurred as a result of (1) distilled water ablation of the lateral flagella, the location of the tuft sensilla including aesthetascs; (2) surgical removal of the aesthetascs and asymmetric sensilla; and (3) surgical removal of the aesthetascs (and some guard and companion setae) but not asymmetric sensilla and nontuft sensilla.
They can change a mechanical, thermal, or chemical stimulus into a neural signal.
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