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Term:
habituation to experimental apparatus (XCO:0000402)
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habituation to experimental apparatus 
A condition in which an experimental subject is exposed to an experimental apparatus in order to habituate the individual to the apparatus. Habituation is the gradual decrease in behavioral responses to a particular stimulus or environment after repeated exposures have proven to be of no consequence.
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Definition Sources: Saunders:Saunders_Comprehensive_Veterinary_Dictionary--3rd_Ed, Wikipedia:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Habituation

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