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Medical Term:

rapport

Pronunciation: ra-por

Definition:

  1. A feeling of relationship, especially when characterized by emotional affinity.
  2. A conscious feeling of harmonious accord, trust, empathy, and mutual responsiveness between two or more people (physician and patient) that fosters the therapeutic process.

[Fr.]

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