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activated only by the absence of an intrinsic cardiac event, used of an artificial pacemaker. See also demand pacemaker.


A quantity of a substance, commodity, or service wanted or required.


1. To ask, claim, or require with urgency or authority.
2. The act or result of demanding.
[Med. L. demando]


To ask, claim, or require with urgency or authority.
[Med. L. demandare]


n in economics, refers to the buying of services or goods; in dental care, generally denotes the active request for and purchase of dental care services.


the predicted amount of a product or service which will be sold at a stated price.

demand elasticity
the responsiveness with which the demand for a product or service, for example for veterinary services, varies with its price. If there is great flexibility there is elasticity. When the demand is the same irrespective of the price there is inelasticity.

Patient discussion about demand

Q. Why is it so hip to be thin and fit???? not everyone can be as thin and as fit as the society demands? was it always like that ? because i feel like if you are gaining a little extra pounds you are doomed !!! people condem you as a less better man in the good case .. in the worst case you won't have friends ....

A. i think that the in the biological way of thinking - people are attracted to what seems healthy, it has more chance of giving healthy child that will survive. in African cultures that food is scarce- being big considered to be healthy and attractive. in our culture- being over weight means unhealthy, but so is too skinny. so going back and forth with a few ponds is fine. but the two extreme situations are unattractive for most men.

Q. My child loves spinach and demands them a lot I wanted to know is there any problem to have them in excess?

A. HELL NO! REWARD THE HELL OUT OF HIM FOR EATING IT! You may also want to tweak it further by introducing him to other healthy dark green leafys like collards, kale, red Swiss chard which he might think is cool to look at; its actually similar in taste to spinach just less bitter! Good for you!

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It is unclear whether residual demand elasticity is relevant at that point or not, and if not, what concept is relevant.
Therefore, we find that the source of the inflation matters as well as aggregate demand elasticity for the direction of the exchange rate change.
Besides the interval features of demand elasticity for suppliers and consumers, considering the stochasticity of electricity demand, a random excitation is added to the right side of equation (11) and then the model with interval parameters is written as follows:
Existing reviews of actual excise tax rate influences on soda consumption have featured too narrow a range of tax rates to yield evidence of demand elasticity (e.
On Indexed Bonds and Aggregate Demand Elasticity," Atlantic Economic Journal, 37: 17-21.
Income demand elasticity is negative and significant between 1 percent level and 10 percent level across all set of countries and the sum of exports from lower-middle income countries is positive and significant at 1 percent level across all set of countries.
This is once again consistent with expectations, as a manifestation of demand elasticity.
The estimated cost-sharing elasticities have been used as perfect proxies for price elasticities, since for a given insurance policy, the medical care demand elasticity with respect to cost sharing equals the elasticity with respect to gross price of medical care.
184 Panel B Supply Demand Elasticity Elasticity Inner product using energy share (x 10) 0.
shocks to the demand elasticity, [epsilon]), but they often have to introduce disturbances that may be considered nonstandard.
pc] = Demand elasticity of commodity i with respect to its market price.
Consider that these pricing margins were in fact the result of a concerted Cournot strategy; the Lerner Index would be the product of market share multiplied by the "strategic factor," divided by the market demand elasticity.