trigger mechanism


noun

a physiological or psychological process caused by a stimulus and resulting in a usually severe reaction.

Nearby words

  1. trigeneration,
  2. trigger,
  3. trigger area,
  4. trigger finger,
  5. trigger happy,
  6. trigger plant,
  7. trigger point,
  8. trigger warning,
  9. trigger word,
  10. trigger zone

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