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noun as·so·ci·a·tion \ə-ˌsō-sē-ˈā-shən, -shē-\

Medical Definition of ASSOCIATION

:  the act of associating
:  something linked in memory or imagination with a thing or person
:  the process of forming mental connections or bonds between sensations, ideas, or memories
:  the aggregation of chemical species to form (as with hydrogen bonds) loosely bound chemical complexes—compare polymerization 1
as·so·ci·a·tion·al \-shnəl, -shən-əl\ adjective
July 06, 2015
categorical Hear it
absolute or relating to a category
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