Selye, Hans

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Hans, Austrian endocrinologist in Canada, 1907-1982.
adaptation syndrome of Selye - general nonspecific adaptation of the organism in response to specific stimuli, which trigger physiological changes in the endocrine and other organ systems due to prolonged and intense stress. Synonym(s): Selye syndrome
Selye syndrome - Synonym(s): adaptation syndrome of Selye
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Selye, Hans 1956 The Stress of Life, Nueva York, McGraw-Hill.