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heat shock response

Definition:
A sequence of responses that occur when an organism is exposed to excessive heat. In humans, an increase in skin temperature triggers muscle relaxation, sweating, and vasodilation.
Concept Schemes:
NALT Full
Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • heat stress response
  • heat shock stress response
  • heat shock reaction
  • heat stress reaction
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/240471
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RDF/XMLCreated 2015-02-09, last modified 2020-02-05