piloerection


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piloerection

 [pi″lo-e-rek´shun]
erection of the hair.

pi·lo·e·rec·tion

(pī'lō-ē-rek'shŭn),
Erection of hair due to action of arrectores pilorum muscles.

piloerection

/pi·lo·erec·tion/ (-e-rek´shun) erection of the hair.

pi·lo·e·rec·tion

(pī'lō-ĕ-rek'shŭn)
Erection of hair due to action of arrectores pilorum muscles.

piloerection

Hair ‘standing on end’ under the influence of the tiny pilomotor muscles attached to the hair follicles in the skin.

piloerection

the standing up of hairs on the skin to increase thermal insulation.

piloerection

erection of hair.
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There were no signs of systemic or reproductive toxicity, such as piloerection, weight loss, diarrhea, stereotypes, vaginal bleeding, ataxia, coma, or death in the parents treated on the 4th, 5th, and 6th day of gestation, and from the 1st to the 15th day postpartum.
By only considering tail movements and piloerection, previous studies may not have explored all of the information conveyed by the tail.
50 mg/mouse and this is considered as the safe IV dose of LTE, although a few number of mice demonstrated piloerection at a latter onset.
Thermoregulation Compensatory measures of piloerection, vasoconstriction and shivering that maintain adequate internal temperature for vital organ survival (Feinstein & Miskiewicz, 2010).
Additionally, we were interested in determining whether or not individuals experience piloerection and nipple erection concurrently.
In autonomic system (palpebral closure, piloerection, hypothermia, or respiratory rate) no changes were observed.
Piloerection is something bucks do to keep warm in extreme cold or make themselves look bigger in the presence of a challenger.
15) Below the lesion level, skin pallor and piloerection are seen.
Their bioengineered follicles showed restored hair cycles and piloerection through the rearrangement of follicular stem cells and their niches.
Fear and defensive rage at a physiological level result in some sympathetic signs like increased heart rate, piloerection, high level of blood flow in muscles, and vasoconstriction.
In general signs: salivation, piloerection, erection of the tail (Straub tail), diarrhea, priapism, dehydration (Robichaud test), dyspnea, and nasal discharge.