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Medical Term:

process schizophrenia


an obsolete term for those forms of severe schizophrenic disorders in which chronic and progressive biologic conditions in the brain are considered to be the primary cause and in which prognosis is also poor, with insidious onset at a young age, as contrasted with reactive schizophrenia.

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