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classical conditioning

noun

Medical Definition of CLASSICAL CONDITIONING

:  conditioning in which the conditioned stimulus (as the sound of a bell) is paired with and precedes the unconditioned stimulus (as the sight of food) until the conditioned stimulus alone is sufficient to elicit the response (as salivation in a dog)—compare operant conditioning
April 19, 2015
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to dry up or become dried up
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