The action of a substance, at a dose that does not itself have an adverse action, in enhancing the effect of another substance(noun)
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Use "potentiation" in a sentence
"Plagued by excessive alcohol, key receptors in the brain are blocked and later others are activated, producing steroids that undermine long-term potentiation LTP, a process that strengthens the connections between neurons and is essential to learning and memory."
"These changes, termed long-term potentiation LTP, provide an easy way for neurons to communicate with one another, thus laying the foundation of memory production."
"The process of forging permanent neural pathways, whereby changes occur at the synapse between neurons that enhance and strengthen the connection, is called long-term potentiation."