irritability

  1. an irritable petulant feeling
  2. excessive sensitivity of an organ or body part
  3. a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger

Irritability

Responsiveness to change in the physical or biological environment; a property of all living things.

irritability

[n] - an irritable petulant feeling
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Irritability

Ir`ri·ta·bil'i·ty noun [ Latin irritabilitas : confer French irritabilité .] 1. The state or quality of being irritable; quick excitability; petulance; fretfulness; as, irritability of temper. 2. (Physiol.) A natural susceptibility, characteristic of all...
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irritability

1. The state or quality of being irritable; quick excitability; petulance; fretfulness; as, irritability of temper. ... 2. <physiology> A natural susceptibility, characteristic of all living organisms, tissues, and cells, to the influence of certain stimuli, response being manifested in a variety of ways, as that quality in plants by which th...
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irritability

crossness noun an irritable petulant feeling
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irritability

(ir″ĭ-tә-bil´ĭ-te) ability of an organism or a specific tissue to react to the environment. the state of being abnormally responsive to slight stimuli, or unduly sensitive. myotatic irritability the ability of a muscle to contract in response to stretch...
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Irritability

• (n.) The state or quality of being irritable; quick excitability; petulance; fretfulness; as, irritability of temper. • (n.) A condition of morbid excitability of an organ or part of the body; undue susceptibility to the influence of stimuli. See Irritation, n., 3. • (n.) A natural susceptibility, characteristic of all living organ...
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irritability

(from the article `nervous system`) ...A change in the environment is the stimulus; the reaction of the organism to it is the response. In single-celled organisms, the response is the ... ...photoreceptor component, or organelle, of the photoreceptor cell contains a coloured substance (visual pigment) that absorbs light and initiates .....
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irritability

Type: Term Pronunciation: ir′i-tă-bil′i-tē Definitions: 1. The property inherent in protoplasm of reacting to a stimulus.
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Irritability

Irritability is an excessive response to stimuli. The term is used for both the physiological reaction to stimuli and for the pathological, abnormal or excessive sensitivity to stimuli; It is usually used to refer to anger or frustration. Irritability can be a growing response to the objective stimuli of hunger or thirst in animals or humans which...
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