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Mesh term Stress, Physiological

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Physiological Phenomena


The unfavorable effect of environmental factors (stressors) on the physiological functions of an organism. Prolonged unresolved physiological stress can affect HOMEOSTASIS of the organism, and may lead to damaging or pathological conditions.

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Cold-Shock Response
Heat-Shock Response
Oxidative Stress

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