ha·bit·u·a·tion noun \-ˌbich-ə-ˈwā-shən\
: the act or process of making habitual or accustomed
a : tolerance to the effects of a drug acquired through continued use b : psychological dependence on a drug after a period of use—compare addiction
: a form of nonassociative learning characterized by a decrease in responsiveness upon repeated exposure to a stimulus—compare sensitization 3
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