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stimulus

play
noun stim·u·lus \ˈstim-yə-ləs\

Medical Definition of stimulus

plural stimuli \-ˌlī, -ˌlē\play play

  1. 1:  stimulant 1

  2. 2:  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>





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