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Medical Term:

stigmatization

Pronunciation: stig'ma-ti-za'shun

Definition:

  1. Production of stigmas, especially of a hysteric nature.
  2. Debasement of a person by attributing a negatively connotated characteristic or other stigma to that person.

Synonym(s): stigmatism

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