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anal–retentive

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adjective anal–re·ten·tive \ˈān-əl-ri-ˈten-tiv\

Medical Definition of anal–retentive

  1. :  characterized by personality traits (as frugality and obstinacy) held to be psychological sequelae of toilet training :  anal 2b

anal retentiveness

noun

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