preoedipal

adjective
pre·​oe·​di·​pal | \ -ˈed-ə-pəl, -ˈēd- How to pronounce preoedipal (audio) \

Medical Definition of preoedipal

: of, relating to, occurring in, or being the phase in a child's life prior to the occurrence of oedipal conflict

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“Preoedipal.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/preoedipal. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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