general-adaptation syndrome gen·er·al-ad·ap·ta·tion syndrome (jěn’ər-əl-ād’āp-tā’shən)
A syndrome in which non-specific reactions of organisms to stress can be grouped into three stages: alarm, resistance, and exhaustion.
noun 1. an admission charge for unreserved seats at a theatrical performance, sports event, etc.
noun 1. any form of American English speech considered to show few regional peculiarities, usually including all dialects except for eastern New England, New York City, Southern, and South Midland (no longer in technical use). Abbreviation: GA.
- General anaesthetic
noun 1. a drug producing anaesthesia of the entire body, with loss of consciousness
- General anatomy
general anatomy n. The study of the structure and composition of the body as well as of its tissues and fluids.