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reinforcer

noun re·in·forc·er \-ˈfr-sər\

Definition of REINFORCER

:  a stimulus (as a reward or the removal of an electric shock) that increases the probability of a desired response in operant conditioning by being applied or effected following the desired response

First Known Use of REINFORCER

1955

reinforcer

noun re·in·forc·er \-ˈfōr-sər, -ˈfr-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of REINFORCER

:  a stimulus (as a reward or removal of an electric shock) that increases the probability of a desired response in operant conditioning by being applied or removed following the desired response

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