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galvanic skin response

noun

Definition of GALVANIC SKIN RESPONSE

:  a change in the electrical resistance of the skin that is a physiochemical response to emotional arousal which increases sympathetic nervous system activity
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First Known Use of GALVANIC SKIN RESPONSE

1942
Medical Dictionary

galvanic skin response

noun

Medical Definition of GALVANIC SKIN RESPONSE

:  a change in the electrical resistance of the skin that is a physiochemical response to emotional arousal which increases sympathetic nervous system activity—abbreviation GSR

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