Stress (disambiguation)

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  • Developing Article Stress (physiology): Pathological process resulting from the reaction of the body to external forces and conditions that tend to disturb the organism's homeostasis. [e]
  • Stub Physiological stress: Biological consequences of the failure of an organism to respond appropriately to emotional or physical threats to its being, whether actual or imagined. [e]
  • Developing Article Stress test: Graded test to measure an individual's heart rate and oxygen intake while undergoing strenuous physical exercise. [e]


Posttraumatic stress disorder

Chemistry and biology

  • Developing Article Oxidative stress: An imbalance between the production of reactive oxygen and a biological system's ability to readily detoxify the reactive intermediates or easily repair the resulting damage. [e]


  • Stress (linguistics): Phonological and phonetic prominence of a syllable relative to other syllables, generally involving greater pitch, length or loudness. [e]