Medical Dictionary

compartmentalization

noun com·part·men·tal·iza·tion

Medical Definition of compartmentalization

  1. :  isolation or splitting off of part of the personality or mind with lack of communication and consistency between the parts

compartmentalize

or British

compartmentalise

\-ˈment-əl-ˌīz\play transitive verb

compartmentalized

or British

compartmentalised

;

compartmentalizing

or British

compartmentalising

Variants of compartmentalization

or British

compartmentalisation

\kəm-ˌpärt-ˌment-əl-ə-ˈzā-shən\play

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