What is effect?

Effect is a result; something brought about by a force or an agent.
Bohr e. The effect of carbon dioxide on the oxygen affinity of blood, i.e., CO
in the tissues facilitates the removal of oxygen from hemoglobin, resulting in a greater availability of oxygen to the tissues.
Compton e. A change in wavelength of a bombarding photon with the displacement of an electron.
cumulative e. The sudden pronounced effect resulting after several ineffective doses.
Doppler e. The apparent change in frequency of sound or light waves when the observer and the source are in relative motion.
Hawthorne e. The changes observed in people included in a research project when they know they are being studied.
inotropic e. The increased force of cardiac muscular contractions occurring during pregnancy to compensate for the need for an increased cardiac output, which is typical of the pregnant state.
Pasteur e. The slowing down of fermentation by oxygen, first observed by Pasteur.
side e. An effect other than that for which a drug or therapy is administered, especially an undesirable secondary effect.
toxic e. A drug-produced harmful effect on some biologic mechanism.

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