Rebound effect

The characteristic of a drug to produce reverse effects when the effect of the drug has passed or the patient no longer responds to it.

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  • Rebound — can refer to:* Rebound (sports), in sports, refers to the ball becoming freely available after a failed attempt to put it into the goal ** Rebound (basketball), the act of successfully gaining possession of the basketball in such a scenario… …   Wikipedia

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  • Rebound (Ökonomie) — Mit Rebound (englisch für Abprall) wird in der Energieökonomie der Umstand bezeichnet, dass das Einsparpotenzial von Effizienzsteigerungen nicht oder nur teilweise verwirklicht wird. Führt die Effizienzsteigerung gar zu erhöhtem Verbrauch (das… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rebound (dating) — A rebound is an undefined period following the break up of a romantic relationship. Someone who is on the rebound, or recently out of a serious dating relationship, is popularly believed to be psychologically incapable of making reasonable… …   Wikipedia

  • rebound — rebound, reverberate, recoil, resile, repercuss are comparable when they mean to spring back to an original position or shape. Rebound basically implies a springing back after a collision or impact {the ball readily rebounds when thrown against a …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • rebound — rebound, redound 1. Rebound is pronounced with the stress on the first syllable as a noun and with the stress on the second syllable as a verb. 2. The image with the verb rebound is of something bouncing back, and with redound it is of a tide or… …   Modern English usage

  • Effect — Ef*fect , n. [L. effectus, fr. efficere, effectum, to effect; ex + facere to make: cf. F. effet, formerly also spelled effect. See {Fact}.] 1. Execution; performance; realization; operation; as, the law goes into effect in May. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rebound — re|bound1 [rıˈbaund] v 1.) if a ball or other moving object rebounds, it moves quickly back away from something it has just hit →↑ricochet rebound off ▪ His shot on goal rebounded off the post. 2.) [I] if prices, values etc rebound, they increase …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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