coactivation

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  • co-activation

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coactivate +‎ -ion

Noun[edit]

coactivation (plural coactivations)

  1. Activation of two or more things together
    • 1987, Ronald W. Langacker, Foundations of Cognitive Grammar[1], page 169:
      The coactivation of A and B as the literal and figurative senses of the expression constitutes the recognition of its metaphorical nature.
  2. (genetics) A process wherein RNA transcription is increased by a coactivator protein
  3. (medicine) The activation of one muscle coordinately with another

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