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Medical Term:

self-efficacy

Pronunciation: self-ef'i-ka-se

Definition: A person's estimate or personal judgment of his or her own ability to succeed in reaching a specific goal, quitting smoking or losing weight, or a more general goal, continuing to remain at a prescribed weight level.

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