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Definition of the noun stimulation

What does stimulation mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: stimulations

  1. the act of arousing an organism to action
  2. any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
  3. (physiology) the effect of a stimulus (on nerves or organs etc.)
  4. mutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercourse

Alternative definition of the noun stimulation


  1. A pushing or goading toward action.
  2. An activity causing excitement or pleasure.
  3. [biology]: Any action or condition that creates a response; sensory input.

Specialised definition of the noun stimulation

Glossary of sports

the action of stimulating something (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)


Stimulation is a record label.


  1. "Stimulation" is an album by jazz organist Johnny "Hammond" Smith recorded for the Prestige label in 1961.
  2. "Stimulation" is a musical album of Billy Thorpe.
    • released in (11 years ago)

Phrases with Stimulation

  1. Co-stimulation
  2. self-stimulation
  3. Digital Stimulation
  4. negative stimulation
  5. Interferential Stimulation

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Stimulation

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Google previewMagnetic Stimulation in Clinical Neurophysiology (2005)

by Mark Hallett, Sudhansu Chokroverty

Magnetic stimulation is a technique that can activate nerves or muscles from a distance.

Google previewSpinal Cord Medicine, Second Edition (2010)

Principles & Practice by Diana D. Cardenas, MD, MHA

Magnetic stimulation is a technique that can activate nerves or muscles from a distance.

magnetic stimulation is that the former injects current into the body via electrodes.

Google previewEssential Knowledge and Management Issues in Law Firms (2011)

by Martin Apistola, Petter Gottschalk

Stimulation means that lawyers are encouraged to find creative solutions to problems and that they are encouraged to discuss experiences with ... Stimulation is a concept that plays an important role in knowledge management.

Google previewMedicine Meets Virtual Reality 21 (2014)

NextMed / MMVR21 by J.D. Westwood, S.W. Westwood, L. Felländer-Tsai

Deep Brain Stimulation is a neurosurgical approach for the treatment of pathologies such as Parkinson's disease. The basic principle consists in placing a thin electrode in a deep part of the brain. To safely reach the target of interest, careful ...

Google previewTwin and Triplet Psychology (2003)

A Professional Guide to Working with Multiples by Audrey Sandbank

pair stimulation is a constant feature of all twin pregnancies. Plate 2.1 Dichorionic twin pregnancy, 10 weeks' gestational age. Fetal legs are visible. A thick septum divides two amniotic sacs. Intertwin stimulation is not possible at this early ...

Google previewSpine Surgery 2-Vol Set (2012)

Techniques, Complication Avoidance, and Management (Expert Consult - Online) by Edward C. Benzel

stimulation appears to have largely replaced sympathectomy for these indications, for several reasons8: (1) pain symptoms have a high incidence of recurrence after sympathectomy, (2) stimulation is a nonablative procedure, (3) stimulation ...

Google previewSpinal Cord Injuries (2008)

Management and Rehabilitation by Sue Ann Sisto, Erica Druin, Martha Macht Sliwinski

Psychosexual stimulation is an important component for patients with upper motor neuron injury and can result in...

For patients with lower motor neuron injury, psychosexual stimulation is the key component of sexuality after SCI for both ...

Google previewCerebral Monitoring in the Operating Room and the Intensive Care Unit (2012)

by Enno Freye

for adequate stimulation is the stimulation over a large nerve and the eliciting of motor responses. The information, therefore, is complex with inputs reaching the central structures at different times [74]. somatosensory Thalamus Trigeminus 1 ...

Google previewTextbook of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (2009)

by Andres M. Lozano, Philip L. Gildenberg, Ronald R. Tasker

Deep brain stimulation is a minimally invasive procedure that enables structures in the brain such as the subthalamic nucleus to be stimulated electrically by an implanted pace— maker. There are many steps to this procedure including the ...

Google previewPrinciples and Practice of Restorative Neurology (2013)

Butterworths International Medical Reviews by Robert R Young, Paul J Delwaide

l6 Neurostimulation methods for correcting functional imbalances J. Siegfried Functional electrical stimulation is a neural prosthetic technique that utilizes stimulation of neural tissue (Hambrecht and Reswick, 1977). The advent of implantable ...

Google previewYear Book of Orthopedics 2012 (2012)

by Bernard F. Morrey, Paul M. Huddleston III., Peter S. Rose, Marc F. Swiontkowski, Stephen D. Trigg

Pulsed electromagnetic field stimulation is an effective treatment for delayed unions and nonunions, but its efficacy in preventing healing complications in patients with acute fractures is largely untested. The purpose of this pragmatic trial was ...

Google previewA Clinical Guide to Inherited Metabolic Diseases (2002)

by Joe T. R. Clarke

Hormone stimulation tests Glucagon stimulation is an excellent way to evaluate the integrity of glycogenolysis and gluconeogenesis. However, accurate interpretation of the results requires careful preparation of the patient. For example, the ...

Google previewThe Dominant Focus (2013)

Electrophysiological Investigations by V. S. Rusinov

Consequently, the decisive factor for the appearance of a motor response to acoustic stimulation is the processes taking place in the cortical dominant focus itself. Do pathological foci in patients, especially those with brain tumors, possess the ...

Google previewThe Disabled Mother's Guide to Pregnancy and Birth (2012)

by Natalie A. Otley

TENS TENS, or Transcutaneous Nerve Stimulation is a small box that you attach to your clothing. This gives out little pulses of electrical energy, via four wires leading out of the box. These wires are connected to sticky pads that are placed on ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience (2010)

Synergistic effects of cocaine with lateral hypothalamic brain stimulation reward: Lack of...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Muscle and Skeletal Systems and Disorders (2005)

by Mary Harwell Sayler

functional neuromuscular stimulation 81 the bone with gentle pulling applied by various devices. For most people, however, a fractured will heal in the body's own time with the bone's own remodeling processes. Nevertheless, prompt medical ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation ( TENS) for ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Depression [2 volumes] (2010)

by Linda Wasmer Andrews

Brain stimulation—also known as neurostimulation or neu- romodulation—is a therapeutic technique that uses electrical current...

Newer brain stimulation methods that have been recently approved or are currently being tested as depression ...

Google previewINS Dictionary of Neuropsychology (1999)

by David W. Loring, Kimford J. Meador

Electrical stimulation mapping.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Endurance in Sport (2008)

by R. J. Shephard, P.-O. Astrand

The maximal adaptability of skeletal muscle -— effects of chronic electrical stimulation It is of considerable theoretical interest to know how skeletal muscle adapts to a maximal training stimulus. This knowledge can be used as a frame of ...

Google previewThe Eat Right 4 Your Type The complete Blood Type Encyclopedia (2002)

by Dr. Peter J. D'Adamo, Catherine Whitney

Upon nervous stimulation, the stomach secretes a liquid known as gastric juice. Gastric juice is composed of water, hydrochloric acid, and enzymes. Abundant amounts of blood type antigens are secreted in gastric juice, more than in any other ...

Google previewThe Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science (2001)

by W. Edward Craighead, Charles B. Nemeroff

and the high stimulation intensity required for the former compared to the latter. Morphological differences in wave forms ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia medica (1899)

by Chalmers Watson

Under normal conditions it appears not to be formed except as the result of stimulation ;- but even in a state of hunger the stomach is rarely found quite empty. The quantity present varies considerably. Anything above 50 cc. may be regarded ...

Google previewA Student's Dictionary of Psychology (2013)

by Nicky Hayes, Peter Stratton

electro-convulsive therapy electro-encephalogram Eysenck Personality Inventory Eysenck Personality Questionnaire electrical stimulation of the brain educationally sub-normal extra-sensory perception electroshock therapy ...

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From the described experiment it is clear that the mere act of eating, the food even not reaching the stomach, determines the stimulation of the gastric glands. (Ivan Pavlov)
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The value of this 11-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.


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