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the process or property of reacting.


1. The property of reacting, chemically, immunologically or in any other sense.
2. The process of reacting.


1. The property of reacting, chemically or in any other sense.
2. The process of reacting.


n the degree to which a being responds to a stimulus. The degree may be affected by the receptivity of the being. See also receptivity.

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Q. Does anyone have experience treating reactive arthritis? symtoms: bladder incontence, sore joint, eye irritation, cracked fingers and lips

A. The management of reactive arthritis usually starts with pain killers and injection of steroids into the joints, and if necessary, stronger medications. Due to the severity of this condition, consulting a doctor may be wise.

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The fact that cognitive reactivity was not evident in the current study suggests that the cognitive therapy responders may have been activating a behavior or a yet to be identified skill, perhaps learned in cognitive therapy, that prevented an increase in dysfunctional thoughts even in the presence of a negative affect shift," postulated the researchers.
Francis Hospital in Roslyn, New York, uses platelet reactivity testing in his interventional cardiology practice for patients who have had a PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention--i.
In our experiment the cardiovascular reactivity has been evoked by means of a videogame reaction time task, based upon the Sidman's avoidance paradigm.
ARB is collecting data for both currently regulated products and categories not currently regulated by a reactivity standard in the aerosol coatings regulation.
The study's primary end point was the difference in the reactivity of the platelet [P2Y.
Since it is possible to estimate the reactivity of chemical compounds by means of resonance structures contribution, the results of the present research could be indirectly applied in the industries in which the reactivity of carbon nanotubes matters," Azami concluded.