- the action caused by the resistance to another action.
- a return to the opposite physical condition, as after shock, exhaustion, or chill.
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Despite some evidence that excipients are responsible for drug reactions, the amount of each excipient added to each drug is not reported for nearly half of biological medicines.The ‘inactive' ingredients in your pills could harm you|By Yelena Ionova/The Conversation|September 15, 2020|Popular-Science
Using water from different sources won’t change the reaction.
We decided to test the main hypothesis, which assumes most consumers will have a negative reaction.Apple IDFA consent: Roughly 60% of consumers open to allowing tracking|Greg Sterling|September 11, 2020|Search Engine Land
Huang pointed to the government’s strict media censorship, which could block reports about side effects or bad reactions to the vaccine.China has quietly vaccinated more than 100,000 people for Covid-19 before completing safety trials|Lili Pike|September 11, 2020|Vox
In the meantime, the company will review all safety data collected so far, and researchers running the nine other phase 3 coronavirus vaccine trials will comb through their data to look for similar cases of adverse reactions.AstraZeneca has paused its vaccine trial after a participant fell ill|Charlotte Jee|September 9, 2020|MIT Technology Review
We haven't had any real fan reaction yet, but our collective fingers are crossed.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Or how kicking a reaction-less eunuch in the crotch over and over again is comedy.
Your general reaction runs along the lines of: “When will these geezers give it up and go for a mall walk or something?”
Jundullah and Jaish ul Adl sprang up “in reaction to that kind of oppression,” he said.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No one likes it when their sandcastle is knocked over, but his reaction is a bit, err, extreme.
While this reaction lasted he laughed away the evidence, and honestly believed he was exaggerating trifles.
Ordinarily the diazo appears a little earlier than the Widal reaction—about the fourth or fifth day—but it may be delayed.
For Lettice—the tender woman of his first acquaintance—had obviously experienced a moment of reaction.
When applied to the diagnosis of typhoid fever, the phenomenon is known as the Widal reaction.
As yet, it is the only agglutination reaction which has any practical value for the practitioner.
British Dictionary definitions for reaction
- any effect produced by the action of a drug, esp an adverse effectCompare side effect
- any effect produced by a substance (allergen) to which a person is allergic, the simultaneous equal and opposite force that acts on a body whenever it exerts a force on another body