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abiotic stress
Subject Category
H Health and Pathology
Definition
The unfavorable effect of environmental factors (stressors) on the physiological functions of an organism. Prolonged unresolved physiological stress can affect homeostasis of the organism, and may lead to damaging or pathological conditions.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings
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Used For
abiotic injuries
environmental stress (on organisms)
Broader Term
pathological processes and conditions
Narrower Term
osmotic stress
salt stress
thermal stress
water stress
Related Term
animal injuries
animal stress
biotic stress
mechanical stress
plant damage
plant stress
storm damage
stress response
wind damage
Spanish
estrés abiótico
Term Number
729