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General-adaptation syndrome

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.


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