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identification

noun iden·ti·fi·ca·tion \ī-ˌdent-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən, ə-\

Medical Definition of IDENTIFICATION

1
:  an act of identifying :  the state of being identified
2
a :  psychological orientation of the self in regard to something (as a person or group) with a resulting feeling of close emotional association b :  a largely unconscious process whereby an individual models thoughts, feelings, and actions after those attributed to an object that has been incorporated as a mental image

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