nonassociative

adjective
non·​as·​so·​cia·​tive | \ -ə-ˈsō-s(h)ē-ˌāt-iv, -shət-iv How to pronounce nonassociative (audio) \

Medical Definition of nonassociative

: not associative especially : relating to or being learning (as habituation and sensitization) that is not associative learning

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“Nonassociative.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nonassociative. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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