summation

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sum·ma·tion

noun \(ˌ)sə-ˈmā-shən\

Definition of SUMMATION

: cumulative action or effect; especially : the process by which a sequence of stimuli that are individually inadequate to produce a response are cumulatively able to induce a nerve impulse—see spatial summation, temporal summation

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