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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.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Dissociation." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/757267/all/dissociation.
Dissociation. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/757267/all/dissociation. Accessed August 22, 2019.
Dissociation. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/757267/all/dissociation
Dissociation [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 22]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/757267/all/dissociation.
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