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integration

noun in·te·gra·tion \ˌint-ə-ˈgrā-shən\

Medical Definition of INTEGRATION

:  the combining and coordinating of separate parts or elements into a unified whole: as a :  coordination of mental processes into a normal effective personality or with the individual's environment <failure of association and failure of integration take place among neurotic individuals—R. M. Dorcus & G. W. Shaffer> b :  the process by which the different parts of an organism are made a functional and structural whole especially through the activity of the nervous system and of hormones

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May 24, 2015
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