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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 20028
    response to stimulus 10583
      response to external stimulus 3204
        cellular response to external stimulus + 417
        detection of external stimulus + 138
        entrainment of circadian clock + 34
        kinesis + 2
        negative regulation of response to external stimulus + 381
        pigment accumulation + 10
        polyphenic determination, influence by environmental factors + 0
        positive regulation of response to external stimulus + 453
        reflex + 27
        regulation of response to external stimulus + 953
        response to environmental enrichment 2
        response to external biotic stimulus + 1712
        response to extracellular stimulus + 763
        response to mechanical stimulus + 340
        startle response + 34
        taxis + 639
        tropism + 0
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