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facilitate

Managed care To remove mental and/or physical obstacles in a pathway. Cf Delegate Physiology To lower the threshold for neural activity, making nerves more susceptible to depolarization. See Social facilitation Vox populi Help, assist.
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Contrary to expectation, we were not able to find significant group differences in the offender samples, neither for the facilitatory (self-regulation; self-control) nor the inhibitory behavioral modes (volitional inhibition, volitional avoidance and self-inhibition).
When the vibratory stimulus is applied to an agonist muscle it causes reciprocal inhibition of the antagonist motoneurons (Bishop, 1974); but when vibration is applied simultaneously to the agonist and antagonist muscles, the facilitatory effect of each muscle group is inhibited (Hagbarth, 1967).
Depending on the subtype of serotonin receptors which were activated, 5-HT receptor agonists may exert inhibitory or facilitatory effects on lordosis response (Mendelson 1992; Uphouse 2000).
It would seem sensible to provide increased access to HIV testing in a facilitatory way, encouraging people to access care in a way that suits them, rather than based on a model that encourages unnecessary 'AIDS exceptionalism' (38) and fear-mongering.
Such facilitatory interactions might be expected for several reasons.
Beyond the PBL scenario the single greatest factor that influences the success of a PBL program is the facilitatory skill, knowledge and ability of the teacher.
All morphologically complex words are represented but the morphological relatives' nodes are related by facilitatory links (Cole et al.
3-1 [micro]T or 10 [micro]T did not exert any significant facilitatory effect on mammary carcinogenesis in the DMBA model, although a trend to increased tumor incidence was seen in the 10 [micro]T experiment (23).
It was also more developmental and facilitatory and less preventive and interdictive.
Cognitive and behavioral regulation of pain: The facilitatory effect of analgesic suggestion.
Parallel facilitatory reflex pathways from the foot and hip to flexors and extensors in the injured human spinal cord.
Bacosides, the important constituents identified, have been responsible for facilitatory effect of B.

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