Skip to Content
Medical Term:

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]

© Copyright 2016 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.
Hide