|1.||the act or process of habituating|
|2.||psychol Compare extinction the temporary waning of an innate response that occurs when it is elicited many times in succession|
habituation ha·bit·u·a·tion (hə-bĭch'ōō-ā'shən)
The process of habituating or the state of being habituated.
Physiological tolerance to a drug resulting from repeated use.
Psychological dependence on a drug.
The decline of a conditioned response following repeated exposure to the conditioned stimulus.
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