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1. aftereffect

any result that follows its cause after an interval

2. aftereffect

a delayed effect of a drug or therapy

Example Sentences:
'the drug had unexpected aftereffects'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of aftereffect
any result occurring some time after its cause
2. medicine
any delayed response to a stimulus or agent
Compare side effect
3. psychology
any illusory sensation caused by a stimulus that has ceased

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see synonyms of aftereffect
an effect coming later, or as a secondary result

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see synonyms of aftereffect
An effect following its cause after some delay, especially a delayed or prolonged physiological or psychological response to a stimulus.

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