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autohypnosis

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noun au·to·hyp·no·sis \ˌȯ-tō-hip-ˈnō-səs\

Definition of autohypnosis

  1. :  self-induced and usually automatic hypnosis

autohypnotic

play \-ˈnä-tik\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of autohypnosis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1889


Medical Dictionary

autohypnosis

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noun au·to·hyp·no·sis \ˌȯt-ō-hip-ˈnō-səs\

Medical Definition of autohypnosis

plural

autohypnoses

\-ˌsēz\play
  1. :  self-induced and usually automatic hypnosis

autohypnotic

\-ˈnät-ik\play adjective



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