aftereffect


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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.

aftereffect

(ăf′tər-ĭ-fĕkt′)
n.
An effect following its cause after some delay, especially a delayed or prolonged physiological or psychological response to a stimulus.

af·ter·ef·fect

, after-effect (AE) (aftĕr-ĕ-fekt)
A physical, physiologic, psychological, or emotional effect that continues after removal of a 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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Adaptive aftereffects are not just limited to orientation; in fact adapting to a variety of different visual features results in a host of subsequent aftereffects.
The resistance load did not induce a significant aftereffect in the swing time of the loaded leg.
However, paying attention to a feature not directly concerned with movement apparently does not influence motion aftereffects, Chaudhuri says.
When analyzing the differences in patient evolution (outcome) before and after implementing the nurse assessment protocol, with regard to aftereffects, most (60.2%) were discharged from the trauma unit, with or without aftereffects.
In a survey conducted a year after the poisoning, about 38% of the respondents said they were suffering physical aftereffects.
The prolonged terror aftereffects more than offset the company's efforts to increase passengers through special fares and other deals for both economy- and business-class seats, steady increase in travelers to other Asian countries led by China, and special demand during the May-June World Cup soccer finals co-hosted by Japan and South Korea.
The group was formed to support Nguyen Viet and Nguyen Duc, who were born conjoined at the lower halves of their bodies, possibly due to aftereffects of the released defoliant.
Similar to self-image, age at diagnosis, reporting substantial interference from physical aftereffects, and perceived cancer status were all significantly related with life outlook before taking worries into account.
Managua--This beautiful Central American country of 4.5 million people, of whom 89% are Catholic, has had to face economic recession as well as the devastating aftereffects of the 1998 Hurricane Mitch.
It was clear that in many countries people were struggling against the efforts of the dominant culture to force its structure of governance on others, one of the aftereffects of colonization.
Standard theories of how species arise suggest such a possibility: Mating signals diversify as aftereffects of animals' adapting to different environments.
--Lucy Liu on the aftereffects of the kiss she shared with Calista Flockhart on Ally McBeal, as quoted in the March issue of Detour