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flat

adj \ˈflat\
flat·terflat·test

Medical Definition of FLAT

1
:  being or characterized by a horizontal line or tracing without peaks or depressions <the EEG is ominously flat indicating that her brain function is gone—Don Gold>
2
:  characterized by general impoverishment in the presence of emotion-evoking stimuli <flat affect often occurs in schizophrenia>
flat·ness noun

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