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[Gr. symbolon, a sign]
1. An object or sign that represents an idea or quality by association, resemblance, or convention. 2. In psychoanalytical theory, an object used as an unconscious substitute that is not connected consciously with the libido, but into which the libido is concentrated. 3. A mark or letter representing an atom or an element in chemistry.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Symbol." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/755030/all/phallic_symbol.
Symbol. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/755030/all/phallic_symbol. Accessed June 16, 2019.
Symbol. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/755030/all/phallic_symbol
Symbol [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 16]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/755030/all/phallic_symbol.
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