psychogalvanic reflex


: a momentary decrease in the apparent electrical resistance of the skin resulting from activity of the sweat glands in response to mental or emotional stimulation

called also psychogalvanic reaction, psychogalvanic response

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“Psychogalvanic reflex.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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