The duration necessary for a neural unit (e.g. neuron, muscle cell) to recuperate from a reaction before it will respond to stimuli again. See also: refractory period. Also, the duration necessary for physiological actions to recover normalcy following any alteration by a reaction to stimuli.

RECOVERY TIME: "Recovery time varies depending on stimuli."
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