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Medical Term:

disintegration

Pronunciation: dis'in-te-gra'shun

Definition:

  1. Loss or separation of the component parts of a substance, as in catabolism or decay.
  2. Disorganization of psychic and behavioral processes.

[dis- + L. integer, whole, intact]

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