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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


skin conduction  listen  (... kun-DUK-shun)

  A change in the heat and electricity passed through the skin by nerves and sweat. Skin conduction increases in certain emotional states and during hot flashes that happen with menopause. Also called electrodermal response and galvanic skin response.