limina

limen

[lahy-muhn]
noun, plural limens, limina [lim-uh-nuh] .
threshold ( def 4 ).

Origin:
1890–95; < Latin līmen

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limen (ˈlaɪmɛn)
 
n , pl limens, limina
psychol another term for threshold See also liminal
 
[C19: from Latin]

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limen li·men (lī'mən)
n. pl. li·mens or lim·i·na (lĭm'ə-nə)

  1. The threshold of a physiological or psychological response.

  2. The external opening of a canal; an entrance.


lim'i·nal (lĭm'ə-nəl) adj.
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