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facilitation

[ fuh-sil-i-tey-shuhn ]
/ fəˌsɪl ɪˈteɪ ʃən /
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noun
the act or process of facilitating.
Physiology. the lowering of resistance in a neural pathway to an impulse, resulting from previous or simultaneous stimulation.
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Origin of facilitation

First recorded in 1610–20; facilitate + -ion
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British Dictionary definitions for facilitation

facilitation
/ (fəˌsɪlɪˈteɪʃən) /

noun
the act or process of facilitating
physiol the increased ease of transmission of impulses in a nerve fibre, caused by prior excitation
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