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Medical Term:

disinhibition

Pronunciation: dis'in-hi-bish'un

Definition:

  1. Removal of an inhibition, such as by a toxic or organic process.
  2. Removal of an inhibitory effect by a stimulus, as when a conditioned reflex has undergone extinction but is restored by some extraneous stimulus.
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