temporal summation

noun

: sensory summation that involves the addition of single stimuli over a short period of time

Word History

First Known Use

1950, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of temporal summation was in 1950

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“Temporal summation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/temporal%20summation. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

temporal summation

noun
: sensory summation that involves the addition of single stimuli over a short period of time

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