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adequate stimulus

adequate stimulus in Medicine

adequate stimulus ad·e·quate stimulus (ād'ĭ-kwĭt)
n.
A stimulus to which a particular receptor responds effectively and that gives rise to a characteristic sensation.

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  • Simply hitting in imagination upon an object which furnishes an adequate stimulus to the recovery of overt action.

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