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af·ter·ef·fect

(af'ter-ĕ-fekt'),
A physical, physiologic, psychological, or emotional effect that continues after removal of a stimulus. See: flashback.

af·ter·ef·fect

, after-effect (AE) (aftĕr-ĕ-fekt)
A physical, physiologic, psychological, or emotional effect that continues after removal of a stimulus.

after-effect

A delayed effect of some physiological or psychological stimulus.

af·ter·ef·fect

, after-effect (aftĕr-ĕ-fekt)
A physical, physiologic, psychological, or emotional effect that continues after removal of a stimulus.
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The recovery process from viral meningitis can be very slow, the majority of sufferers no longer experience after-effects 12 months after their illness.
Then one day, I was watching a news programme about the after-effects of meningitis.
We are also dedicated to raising life-saving awareness of the disease, its signs and symptoms and its after-effects.
These after-effects last a lifetime and impact all aspects of day-to-day life for the individual as well as their family, friends and colleagues.
Quite often patients do not connect difficulties with reading with the after-effects of stroke and so they can be missed.
But manager Paul Holleran will have plenty of attacking options tonight after Luke Corbett and Mark Bellingham shared a front-line stint against Clevedon with no after-effects from their recent hamstring troubles.
Viral meningitis is a condition that can cause life-changing after-effects and although it is very rarely life-threatening, it can take people a long time to recover.
He made a mockery of the MoD's argument that it isn't responsible for the after-effects of those tests.
He pointed out that the nearest city in the UAE, Ras Al Khaimah, is at least 140 kilometres from the epicentre of the earthquake, so its after-effects will not harm the UAE.
MILDENHALL'S meeting on Saturday was cancelled owing to the after-effects of a kitchen fire the night before and it remains to be seen whether the track will be able to race as scheduled tomorrow.
The Saints are on a lengthy and impressive unbeaten run that includes their recent Challenge Cup final victory over Hull FC, and Daniel Anderson will be determined to ensure his side don't suffer the after-effects of that win as they take on their local rivals.
Wood, making his professional debut four weeks after his fabulous fifth in The Open at Royal Birkdale, fought off the after-effects of food poisoning to card a 68 for joint ninth.