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ac·qui·si·tion

(ak'wi-zi'shŭn),
In psychology, the empiric demonstration of an increase in the strength of the conditioned response in successive trials of pairing the conditioned and unconditioned stimuli.

acquisition

/ac·qui·si·tion/ (ak″wĭ-zĭ´shun) in psychology, the period in learning during which progressive increments in response strength can be measured. Also, the process involved in such learning.

acquisition

An MRI term for the process of measuring and storing image data.

Acquisition

Imaging The obtention of an image of a dynamic process or flow through a vascular lumen.
Psychology In conditioning, forming associations in first learning a task.
Purchasing The process of getting what the government needs, to where it is needed, when it is needed, as economically as possible, and in compliance with legal and administrative requirements.

acquisition

Imaging The obtaining of an image of a dynamic process or flow through a vascular lumen. See Real-time imaging.

ac·qui·si·tion

(ak-wi-zish'ŭn)
psychology the empiric demonstration of an increase in the strength of the conditioned response in successive trials of pairing the conditioned and unconditioned stimuli.
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