Medical Dictionary

stimulus

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

stimulus

noun stim·u·lus \ˈstim-yə-ləs\
plural stim·u·li \-ˌlī, -ˌlē\

Definition of STIMULUS

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:  stimulant 1
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:  an agent (as an environmental change) that directly influences the activity of living protoplasm (as by exciting a sensory organ or evoking muscular contraction or glandular secretion) <a visual stimulus>
February 27, 2015
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An explanation or underlying reason
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