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Defense physiology

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Defense physiology is a term used to refer to the symphony of body function (physiology) changes which occur in response to a stress or threat. [1]

5 relations: Fight-or-flight response, Hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axis, Perception, Physiology, Stress (biology).

Fight-or-flight response

The fight-or-flight response (also called hyperarousal, or the acute stress response) is a physiological reaction that occurs in response to a perceived harmful event, attack, or threat to survival.

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Hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axis

The hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axis (HPA axis or HTPA axis) is a complex set of direct influences and feedback interactions among three components: the hypothalamus, the pituitary gland (a pea-shaped structure located below the thalamus), and the adrenal (also called "suprarenal") glands (small, conical organs on top of the kidneys).

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Perception (from the Latin perceptio) is the organization, identification, and interpretation of sensory information in order to represent and understand the presented information, or the environment.

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Physiology is the scientific study of normal mechanisms, and their interactions, which work within a living system.

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Stress (biology)

Physiological or biological stress is an organism's response to a stressor such as an environmental condition.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Defense_physiology

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