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1. Design, structure, or configuration of a form, style, or method.
2. A method of physical therapy in which a rigid pattern of exercises is used to stimulate weak or paralyzed nerves and muscles to act on their own.
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(Psychology) psychol conditioning; learning through practice or repetition
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