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accommodation

Pronunciation: ă-kom′ŏ-dā′shŭn

Definition:

  1. The act or state of adjustment or adaptation.
  2. In sensorimotor theory, the alteration of schemata or cognitive expectations to conform with experience.

See: equilibration5

[L. ac-commodo, pp. -atus, to adapt, fr. modus, a measure]

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