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elaboration

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noun elab·o·ra·tion \ i-ˌlab-ə-ˈrā-shən \

medical Definition of elaboration

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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