Definition of Facilitation in English :

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1. facilitation

the condition of being made easy (or easier)

Example Sentences:
'social facilitation is an adaptive condition'

2. facilitation

(neurophysiology) phenomenon that occurs when two or more neural impulses that alone are not enough to trigger a response in a neuron combine to trigger an action potential

3. facilitation

act of assisting or making easier the progress or improvement of something

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of facilitation
the act or process of facilitating
2. physiology
the increased ease of transmission of impulses in a nerve fibre, caused by prior excitation

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see synonyms of facilitation
the act of facilitating
2.  Psychology
increased ease of performance of any action, resulting from the lessening of nerve resistance by the continued successive application of the necessary stimulus

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see synonyms of facilitation
1. The act or action of facilitating: the facilitation of effective learning.
2. Physiology
a. The lowering of the threshold for propagation of an action potential of a neuron.
b. The enhancement of a neuron to a stimulus, as a result of prior repeated stimulation.

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