Medical Dictionary

anankastic

noun an·an·kas·tic
variants: or

anancastic

\ˌan-(ˌ)an-ˈkas-tik\play

Medical Definition of anankastic

  1. :  of, relating to, or arising from compulsion especially in an obsessive or compulsive neurosis an anankastic reaction


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