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- n. A measure of responsiveness
- n. A measure of the gain of a system
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The character of being responsive; specifically, in anthropology, mental responsiveness; that attribute of mind in virtue of which there is a relation of correspondence between modes of thought and physical surroundings, so that the human mind, for example, even in its more complex operations, reflects environment with striking fidelity.
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However, I think I remember that some laser calorimeters at NIST behaved similarly – that is, their responsivity varied slightly with the seasons.
By ten months, the emotional responsivity of infants of depressed mothers is already organized differently from that of normal infants.
Gyrotonic® has a spherical 3 dimensional intention, works with arcs and spirals, undulations, while contact promotes a responsivity in the body by constantly addressing a mind/body connectivity and attention to gravity - a hyper inner ear attunement if ever there was one.
Other changes, such as lower sexual interest and responsivity, increased in prevalence as women made the transition to menopause.
Surgery should not impair our genital responsivity or fertility.48 However, a few women report pain during vaginal penetration or a lack of vaginal sensations after ileostomy and colostomy surgery.
Maintenance hemodialysis often brings on excessive and sometimes painful menstruation but may improve our desire for sex, though not necessarily sexual responsivity.
How does it look in terms of the readiness, preparedness and responsivity over the next 30, 60, 90 days?
Although the inhibited and the uninhibited, which account for about 10 and 20 percent of the primate population respectively, can be arranged on a continuum of stress responsivity and norepinephrine level, Kagan says that the exercise and its implications are a bit like putting Mozart on a spectrum with your daughter who's taking piano lessons.
There is decreased responsivity of the immune system 128.
Serotonergic responsivity in obsessive-compulsive disorder.
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