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adj cog·ni·tive \ˈkäg-nət-iv\

Medical Definition of COGNITIVE

:  of, relating to, or being conscious intellectual activity (as thinking, reasoning, remembering, imagining, or learning words) <the cognitive elements of perception—C. H. Hamburg>
cog·ni·tive·ly adverb
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