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hypnosis

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noun hyp·no·sis \hip-ˈnō-səs\

Medical Definition of hypnosis

plural hypnoses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. 1:  a trancelike state of altered consciousness that resembles sleep but is induced by a person whose suggestions are readily accepted by the subject

  2. 2:  any of various conditions that resemble sleep

  3. 3:  hypnotism 1





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