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abiotic stress

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.
Concept Schemes:
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https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt-core
Entry Terms:
  • environmental stress (on organisms)
  • abiotic injuries
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/729
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