absolute threshold

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absolute threshold

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(Psychology) psychol the minimum intensity of a stimulus at which it can just be perceived. Compare difference threshold
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Noun1.absolute threshold - the lowest level of stimulation that a person can detectabsolute threshold - the lowest level of stimulation that a person can detect
limen, threshold - the smallest detectable sensation
pain threshold - the lowest intensity of stimulation at which pain is experienced; "some people have much higher pain thresholds than do other people"
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A third associated Table 1 error regarding these two Golgi receptors is their difference in stimulus threshold.
However, the higher stimulus threshold for eliciting bioluminescence compared to escape jumps suggests that copepods save this defense for what are perceived to be the strongest threats by predators in close proximity.
EDT) Poster Title: Within-visit And Between-visit Repeatability of the Diagnosys Full-field Stimulus Threshold (D-FST) When Measuring Rod Sensitivity In Patients With Atrophic Age-related Macular Degeneration (ARMD) Program#/Poster#: 6537/A539, Session 547 Location: Hall B/C