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mechanism

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(mek′ă-nizm )

[L. mechanismus fr. Gr. mēchanē, instrument, machine]

1. Involuntary, consistent response to a stimulus.
2. A habit or response pattern formed to achieve a result.
3. A machine or machine-like structure.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Mechanism." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/730845/all/mechanism.
Mechanism. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/730845/all/mechanism. Accessed April 20, 2019.
Mechanism. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/730845/all/mechanism
Mechanism [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/730845/all/mechanism.
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