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condition

1. an ailment or physical disability
2. Law
a. a declaration or provision in a will, contract, etc., that makes some right or liability contingent upon the happening of some event
b. the event itself
3. Logic a statement whose truth is either required for the truth of a given statement (a necessary condition) or sufficient to guarantee the truth of the given statement (a sufficient condition)
4. Maths Logic a presupposition, esp a restriction on the domain of quantification, indispensable to the proof of a theorem and stated as part of it

condition

[kən′dish·ən]
(mathematics)
The product of the norm of a matrix and of its inverse.
(petroleum engineering)
To change the properties of a drilling mud by introducing additives.
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A model for Pavlovian learning: Variations in the effectiveness of conditioned but not of unconditioned stimuli.
The investigators even showed they could mimic extinction training by pairing a tone that rats were conditioned to fear with electric stimulation of the mPFC.
after 552 hours, but the CMTBE-15 conditioned diaphragm
Although the mechanisms for this type of conditioning are not understood, it is clear that life forms as simple as single-ceiled animals or as complex as human beings are capable of being conditioned. Perhaps the magic of the placebo effect can in part be explained by the body's responding biologically in conditioned fashion in the right set of circumstances.
But he concludes a conditioned response in the third group permitted this smaller amount of drug to reduce mortality.
One of the most critical parameters in assessing how well a green sand mixture has been conditioned is the methylene blue (MB) clay/water ratio.
(6.) The Board's action on this proposal is conditioned on the Board's receipt of executed access to information commitments and consents to jurisdiction from Bank, West LB AG, and Landesbank Nordrhein-Westfalen.
Approval of this application also is specifically conditioned on compliance by New SMBC with the commitments made in connection with the application and with the conditions in this order.
Approval of this application also is specifically conditioned on compliance by New Bank with the commitments made in connection with this application and with the conditions in this order.

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