response n. [L. responsum, reply, answer] A change of activity due to change of external or internal conditions. responsiveness a. see stimulus.
restiform a. [L. restis, rope; forma, form] Shaped like a rope or cord; prominent cordlike masses.
resting eggs (ROTIF: Monogononta) Fertilized mictic eggs of certain Ploima produced in response to environmental factors or vitamin E; thick shelled eggs resistant to drying and other adverse environmental conditions, that always develop into amictic females.
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