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stimulus

noun activator, animator, arouser, calcar, catalyst, catalytic agent, cause, drive, encouragement, fillip, goad, impetus, impulse, incentive, incitement, inducement, influence, mooivating force, motive, needle, prod, provocation, push, reason, shock, spur, stimulant, stimulation, stimulative, stimulator, sting, urge, whet
See also: cause, impetus, incentive, inducement, instigation, motive, origination, provocation, reason
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(2) Participants in the NoEI group were told that the subliminal electric stimulus equipment had been closed in Test 1, and the change of pain ratings reflected their placebo and nocebo responses.
I began a one-minute warm-up, taking low-level electric stimulus pulses into my leg and gluteal muscles--the first stimulus to them in 25 years.
To restart the flow, electrodes protruding into the capillaries give the fluid an electric stimulus, overcoming the tension.