stressor

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stres·sor

 (strĕs′ər)
n.
An agent, condition, or other stimulus that causes stress to an organism.

stressor

(ˈstrɛsə)
n
an event, experience, etc, that causes stress

stres•sor

(ˈstrɛs ər, -ɔr)

n.
a stimulus causing stress.
[1950–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stressor - any agent that causes stress to an organism
agent - an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect; "their research uncovered new disease agents"
Translations

stressor

[ˈstrɛsər] n (= stress factor) → facteur m de stressstress pattern nschéma m accentuelstress-related [ˌstrɛsrɪˈleɪtɪd] adj [illness] → lié(e) au stress

stressor

n estresor m
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