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adjective \ˈflat\

Medical Definition of flat

flatter; flattest

  1. 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. 2:  characterized by general impoverishment in the presence of emotion-evoking stimuli <flat affect often occurs in schizophrenia>

flatness noun




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