facilitative

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facilitative ‎(comparative more facilitative, superlative most facilitative)

  1. Having the effect of making easy; easing
    • 1998 June 12, Amy F. T. Arnsten, “NEUROSCIENCE: Enhanced: The Biology of Being Frazzled”, in Science[1], volume 280, number 5370, DOI:10.1126/science.280.5370.1711, pages 1711-1712:
      However, in contrast to the facilitative actions in subcortical structures, high levels of catecholamine release in prefrontal cortex result in cognitive dysfunction.