temporal summation

noun

Definition of temporal summation

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

First Known Use of temporal summation

1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Temporal summation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/temporal%20summation. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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temporal summation

noun

Medical Definition of temporal summation

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

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