spatial summation


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spatial summation

See summation, def. 2.
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Spatial summation describes the way in which the visual system 'adds up' the amount of light energy across the area of a stimulus.
A new method for measuring pain threshold: observations on spatial summation of pain.
Spatial summation of nociceptive inputs from multiple active TrPs may contribute to clinical manifestations of CTTH.

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