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arousal

arousal A level of physiological and behavioural responsiveness in an animal, which tends to vary between sleep and full alertness. It is controlled by a particular part of the brain (the reticular activating system) and can be detected by changes in brain electrical activity, heart rate and muscle tone, responsiveness to new stimuli, and general activity.

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arousal

arousal
1. The transition from the sleeping to the waking state.

2. An increase in the responsiveness of an animal to sensory stimuli.

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arousal

arousal
1. The transition from the sleeping to the waking state.

2. An increase in the responsiveness of an animal to sensory stimuli.

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"arousal." Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes. . Encyclopedia.com. 26 Apr. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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