psychol a stimulus to which an organism has learned to make a response by classical conditioningCompare unconditioned stimulus
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Medicine definitions for conditioned stimulus
A previously neutral stimulus that, after repeated association with an unconditioned stimulus, elicits the response produced by the unconditioned stimulus itself.
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