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compartmentalization

noun com·part·men·tal·iza·tion

Medical Definition of compartmentalization

  1. :  isolation or splitting off of part of the personality or mind with lack of communication and consistency between the parts

compartmentalize or British compartmentalise \-ˈment-əl-ˌīz\play transitive verb compartmentalized or British compartmentalised; compartmentalizing or British compartmentalising


Variants of compartmentalization

or British compartmentalisation \kəm-ˌpärt-ˌment-əl-ə-ˈzā-shən\play

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