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prototaxic

Pronunciation: pro'to-tak'sik

Definition: In interpersonal psychiatry, a term referring to the earliest form of experience characteristic of the infant that is undifferentiated, global, and unorganized.

[proto- + G. taxis, order, arrangement]

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