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maze

 [māz]
a complicated system of intersecting paths used in intelligence tests and in demonstrating learning in experimental animals.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

maze

(māz),
A labyrinth; frequently used to study higher functions of the nervous system in rats.
[M.E. masen, to confuse]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

maze

a labyrinth of winding passages, used in behavioural experiments involving LEARNING.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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