Definition of habituation
First Known Use of habituation
Medical Definition of habituation
1: the act or process of making habitual or accustomed
2a: tolerance to the effects of a drug acquired through continued useb: psychological dependence on a drug after a period of use—compare addiction
3: a form of nonassociative learning characterized by a decrease in responsiveness upon repeated exposure to a stimulus—compare sensitization 3
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