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[L. con, together with, + frons, face]

1. The examination of two patients together, one with a disease and the other from whom the disease was supposedly contracted.
2. A method of determining the extent of visual fields in which that of the patient is compared with that of the examiner.
3. In psychiatry, a feedback procedure in which a patient's behavior and apparent feelings are presented to facilitate better understanding of his or her actions.

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