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conditioned stimulus (stuttering glossary)

A previously neutral stimulus, after contiguous pairing with an unconditioned stimulus, takes on properties similar to the original unconditioned stimulus and has the ability to elicit a conditioned response that is similar to the original unconditioned response.

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Definition reprinted with permission from Hood, Stephen B. (editor) available from Stuttering Foundation of America: Stuttering Words (Publication No 2: Speech Foundation of America)