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noun par·al·lel·ism \ˈpar-ə-ˌlel-ˌiz-əm, -ləl-\

Medical Definition of PARALLELISM

:  a philosophical or psychological doctrine that there is a one-to-one correspondence between events in the mind and events in the brain but that the two sets of events exist without interacting in a causal way—called also psychophysical parallelism
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