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Figure 1 | Nonlinear Biomedical Physics

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From: From conformons to human brains: an informal overview of nonlinear dynamics and its applications in biomedicine

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Example of hormesis – biological response to chemical and physical agents. Deficiency symptoms are caused by deficit of an agent (dose less than D); small doses (between D and T) are vital for good health (shaded area), doses higher than T cause toxic or other harmful effects. Dotted line represents linear no-threshold relationship, solid line represents hormetic dose-effect relationship (after [10])

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