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(in-sent′iv )

Any stimulus that encourages a desired response. Incentives may be provided to patients, e.g., to ensure adherence to treatment plans, to practitioners, e.g., to improve productivity or job performance, or to students, e.g., to improve grades.
incentivize (in-sen′tĭ-vīz″), v.

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