innate releasing mechanism

noun

psychol the process by which a stimulus evokes a response when the connection between the two is inbornAbbreviation: IRM

Nearby words

  1. inn,
  2. innage,
  3. innards,
  4. innate,
  5. innate immunity,
  6. innately,
  7. innateness hypothesis,
  8. inner,
  9. inner automorphism,
  10. inner bar

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