facilitation

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noun fa·cil·i·ta·tion \fə-ˌsi-lə-ˈtā-shən\

Definition of facilitation

  1. 1 :  the act of facilitating :  the state of being facilitated

  2. 2a :  the lowering of the threshold for reflex conduction along a particular neural pathway especially from repeated use of that pathwayb :  the increasing of the ease or intensity of a response by repeated stimulation

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First Known Use of facilitation

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facilitation

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noun fa·cil·i·ta·tion \fə-ˌsil-ə-ˈtā-shən\

Medical Definition of facilitation

  1. 1:  the lowering of the threshold for reflex conduction along a particular neural pathway especially from repeated use of that pathway

  2. 2:  the increasing of the ease or intensity of a response by repeated stimulation


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