Pavlovian


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Pav·lov

 (păv′lôf′, -lôv′, päv′ləf), Ivan Petrovich 1849-1936.
Russian physiologist who is best known for discovering the conditioned response. He won a 1904 Nobel Prize for research on the nature of digestion.

Pav·lo′vi·an (păv-lō′vē-ən, -lô′-) adj.

Pavlovian

(pævˈləʊvɪən)
adj
1. (Psychology) of or relating to the work of Ivan Pavlov
2. (Psychology) (of a reaction or response) automatic; involuntary
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Adj.1.Pavlovian - of or relating to Ivan Pavlov or his experiments; "Pavlovian conditioning"
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