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attachment

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noun at·tach·ment \ə-ˈtach-mənt\

Medical Definition of attachment

  1. 1:  a strong emotional bond that an infant forms with a caregiver (such as a mother) especially when viewed as a basis for normal emotional and social development; also :  the process by which an infant forms an attachment

  2. 2:  the physical connection by which one thing is attached to another <sever the attachments of a muscle to a bone>

attach \ə-ˈtach\play verb




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