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stimulation

[ stĭm′yə-lāshən ]
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n.
Arousal of the body or of individual organs or other parts to increased functional activity.
The condition of being stimulated.
The application of a stimulus to a responsive structure, such as a nerve or muscle, regardless of whether the strength of the stimulus is sufficient to produce excitation.
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