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fa·cil·i·ta·tion

 (fə-sĭl′ĭ-tā′shən)
n.
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.

facilitation

(fəˌsɪlɪˈteɪʃən)
n
1. the act or process of facilitating
2. (Physiology) physiol the increased ease of transmission of impulses in a nerve fibre, caused by prior excitation

fa•cil•i•ta•tion

(fəˌsɪl ɪˈteɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act or process of facilitating.
2. the lowering of resistance in a neural pathway to an impulse resulting from previous or simultaneous stimulation.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.facilitation - the condition of being made easy (or easier); "social facilitation is an adaptive condition"
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
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
neurophysiology - the branch of neuroscience that studies the physiology of the nervous system
organic phenomenon - (biology) a natural phenomenon involving living plants and animals
3.facilitation - act of assisting or making easier the progress or improvement of something
assist, assistance, help, aid - the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "he gave me an assist with the housework"; "could not walk without assistance"; "rescue party went to their aid"; "offered his help in unloading"
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