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sublimation

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noun sub·li·ma·tion \ˌsəb-lə-ˈmā-shən\

Medical Definition of sublimation

  1. 1:  the act, process, or an instance of subliming a chemical

  2. 2:  the process of converting and expressing a primitive instinctual desire or impulse to a form that is socially or culturally acceptable


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