alarm reaction

noun

Definition of alarm reaction 

: the initial reaction of an organism (such as increased hormonal activity) to stress

First Known Use of alarm reaction

1936, in the meaning defined above

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alarm reaction

noun
\ə-ˈlärm- \

Medical Definition of alarm reaction 

: the initial reaction of an organism (as increased hormonal activity) to stress

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