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Stress (Physiology) (Mxbs)

Definition
The consequences of the failure of a human or animal body to respond appropriately to emotional or physical threats to the organism, whether actual or imagined. (Source: The Stress of Life, Hans Selye, 1956.)
Broader Term
Physical condition (Mxb)
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Physical fitness (Mxba)
Physiological aspects (Mxbb)
Health (Mxbc)
Bodily fluids (Mxbd)
Comfort (Mxbe)
Fatigue (Physiological condition) (Mxbf)
Circadian rhythms (Mxbg)
Anthropometry (Mxbh)
Posture (Mxbp)
Sleep (Mxbr)
Tolerance (Physiology) (Mxbt)
Vision (Mxbv)
Speech (Mxbw)
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