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(dis-ō″sē-ā′shŏn, shē- )
[ L. dissociatio, separation]
1. In chemistry, the separation of ions when a salt is dissolved. 2. The ability to move one body segment independently of another. 3. In psychiatry, the separation of identity, memory, and cognition from affect; the splitting of ideas and memory about oneself from their emotional and historical underpinnings. SYN: SEE: dissociative reaction 4. A trancelike state.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Dissociation." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/757267/all/dissociation.
Dissociation. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/757267/all/dissociation. Accessed October 13, 2019.
Dissociation. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/757267/all/dissociation
Dissociation [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 13]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/757267/all/dissociation.
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