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Term:response to external stimulus
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Definition:Any process that results in a change in state or activity of a cell or an organism (in terms of movement, secretion, enzyme production, gene expression, etc.) as a result of an external stimulus.
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Synonyms:exact_synonym: response to environmental stimulus

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      biological_process 19738
        response to stimulus 10453
          response to external stimulus 3254
            cellular response to external stimulus + 477
            detection of external stimulus + 142
            entrainment of circadian clock + 30
            kinesis + 2
            negative regulation of response to external stimulus + 457
            pigment accumulation + 10
            polyphenic determination, influence by environmental factors + 0
            positive regulation of response to external stimulus + 598
            reflex + 31
            regulation of response to external stimulus + 1122
            response to environmental enrichment 2
            response to external biotic stimulus + 1731
            response to extracellular stimulus + 837
            response to mechanical stimulus + 365
            startle response + 39
            taxis + 611
            tropism + 0
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