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Medical Term:

pragmatism

Pronunciation: prag'ma-tizm

Definition: A philosophy emphasizing practical applications and consequences of beliefs and theories, that the meaning of ideas or things is determined by the testability of the idea in real life.

[G. pragma (pragmat-), thing done]

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