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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: reg'nan-se

Definition: The briefest unit of experience; the unit composed of the total physiologic processes occurring at a single moment, which constitute dominant configurations in the brain. A single process constituting part of the regnancy is referred to as a regnant process.

[L. regnant-, regnans, pres. p. of regno, to rule]

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