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Pronunciation: shad'o


  1. A surface area defined by the interception of light or x-rays by a body.
  2. In jungian psychology, the coalescence of the disowned, unacceptable aspects of the personality that exist within the personal unconscious.

Synonym(s): achromocyte

See Also: density3

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