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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: mon'o-ma'ne-a

Definition: An obsession or abnormally extreme enthusiasm for a single idea or subject; a psychosis marked by the limitation of the symptoms rather strictly to a certain group, as the delusion in paranoia.

[mono- + G. mania, frenzy]

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