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pruning


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Trimming by removing superfluous parts, including naturally occurring neuronal death or apoptosis resulting in the elimination of redundant synapses, also occurring excessively in certain pathological states. See also neural Darwinism. [From Old French proignier to clip, from Latin propago a cutting]

Subjects: Psychology.


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