elaboration

noun

elab·​o·​ra·​tion i-ˌlab-ə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce elaboration (audio)
1
: the act or process of elaborating
the elaboration of toxic substances
2
: psychic interpretation or amplification of the content of dreams and other unconscious processes

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“Elaboration.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/elaboration. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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