psychogalvanic skin reflex

  • 1Reflex — A reaction that is involuntary. The corneal reflex is the blink that occurs with irritation of the eye. The nasal reflex is a sneeze. * * * 1. An involuntary reaction in response to a stimulus applied to the periphery and transmitted to the… …

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  • 2psychogalvanic reflex — n 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 * * * galvanic skin… …

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  • 3psychogalvanic — Relating to changes in electric properties of the skin; e.g., a change in skin resistance induced by psychologic stimulus. * * * psy·cho·gal·van·ic gal van ik adj of or relating to the psychogalvanic reflex <a psychogalvanic record> * * *… …

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  • 4psychogalvanic response — noun a change in the electrical properties of the skin in response to stress or anxiety; can be measured either by recording the electrical resistance of the skin or by recording weak currents generated by the body • Syn: ↑galvanic skin response …

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  • 5psychogalvanic reflex — noun or psychogalvanic response : a momentary decrease in the apparent electrical resistance of the skin resulting from activity of the sweat glands in response to exciting stimuli …

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  • 6psychogalvanic reflex — ▪ neurophysiology also called  galvanic skin response (GSR)        a change in the electrical properties of the body (probably of the skin) following noxious stimulation, stimulation that produces emotional reaction, and, to some extent,… …

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  • 7galvanic skin response — n a change in the electrical resistance of the skin that is a physiochemical response to emotional arousal which increases sympathetic nervous system activity abbr. GSR * * * the alteration in electrical resistance of the skin associated with… …

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  • 8Galvanic skin response — (GSR), also known as electrodermal response (EDR), psychogalvanic reflex (PGR), or skin conductance response (SCR), is a method of measuring the electrical resistance of the skin. There has been a long history of electrodermal activity research,… …

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  • 9response — 1. The reaction of a muscle, nerve, gland, or other excitable tissue to a stimulus. 2. Any act or behavior, or its constituents, that a living organism is capable of emitting. Reflexes are usually excluded because they are typically elicited by a …

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  • 10reaction — 1. The response of a muscle or other living tissue or organism to a stimulus. 2. The color change effected in litmus and certain other organic pigments by contact with substances such as acids or alkalies; also the property that such substances… …

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  • 11GSR — noun a change in the electrical properties of the skin in response to stress or anxiety; can be measured either by recording the electrical resistance of the skin or by recording weak currents generated by the body • Syn: ↑galvanic skin response …

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  • 12Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy — Intervention ICD 9 CM 05.2 Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy (ETS) is a surgical procedure where certain portions of the sympathetic nerve trunk are destroyed. ETS is used to treat hyperhidrosis, facial blushing …

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  • 13police — /peuh lees /, n., v., policed, policing. n. 1. Also called police force. an organized civil force for maintaining order, preventing and detecting crime, and enforcing the laws. 2. (used with a pl. v.) members of such a force: Several police are… …

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  • 14Электродермальная активность, ЭДА (electrodermal activity) — ЭДА термин, к рым психофизиологи обозначают электрическую активность кожи на ладонях или пальцах рук. Первые исследователи, использовавшие эту меру, думали, что она раскрывает тайны психич. жизни. В настоящее время мы считаем ЭДА мерой (или… …

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  • 15PGR — psychogalvanischer Reflex EN psychogalvanic reflex, galvanic skin response (med.) …

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  • 16psychogalvanometer — A galvanometer that records changes in skin resistance related to emotional stress. * * * psy·cho·gal·va·nom·e·ter .gal və näm ət ər n a galvanometer used to detect the psychogalvanic reflex psy·cho·gal·va·no·met·ric nō me trik adj * * *… …

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