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anoesis

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noun an·o·e·sis \-ˈwē-səs\

Medical Definition of anoesis

plural

anoeses

\-ˌsēz\play
  1. :  consciousness that is pure passive receptiveness without understanding or intellectual organization of the materials presented

anoetic

\-ˈwet-ik\play adjective



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