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noun con·fab·u·la·tion \kən-ˌfab-yə-ˈlā-shən, ˌkän-\

Medical Definition of CONFABULATION

:  a filling in of gaps in memory by unconstrained fabrication (as in Korsakoff's psychosis)
con·fab·u·late \kən-ˈfab-yə-ˌlāt\ intransitive verb, con·fab·u·lat·ed con·fab·u·lat·ing
con·fab·u·la·to·ry \-yə-lə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtr-\ adjective


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