facilitation meaning

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  • Noun: facilitation  fu`silu'teyshun
    1. The condition of being made easy (or easier)
      "social facilitation is an adaptive condition" 
    2. (neurophysiology) phenomenon that occurs when two or more neural impulses that alone are not enough to trigger a response in a neuron combine to trigger an action potential 
    3. Act of assisting or making easier the progress or improvement of something

    Derived forms: facilitations

    See also: facilitate

    Type of: aid, assist, assistance, condition, help, organic phenomenon, status

    Encyclopedia: Facilitation

  • [Finance]
    The process of providing a market for a security. Normally, this refers to bids and offers made for large blocks of securities, such as those traded by institutions. Listed options may be used to offset part of the risk assumed by the trader who is facilitation the large block order. See also: Hedge ratio.

  • [Medicine]
    1 : the lowering of the threshold for reflex conduction along a particular neural pathway esp. from repeated use of that pathway
    2 : the increasing of the ease or intensity of a response by repeated stimulation


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