Depression (physiology)

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In physiology and medicine, depression [1] refers to a lowering, in particular a reduction in a specific biological variable or the functions of an organ. It is the opposite of elevation. For example, it is possible to refer to "depressed thyroid function" or to a depression of blood flow in a particular area.

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  1. ^ "Eszopiclone" (PDF). F.A. Davis. 2017. Retrieved April 15, 2017.