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foreconscious

[fawr-kon-shuh s, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌkɒn ʃəs, ˈfoʊr-/
noun, Psychology
1.
the preconscious.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; fore- + conscious
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fore-conscious in Medicine

foreconscious fore·con·scious (fôr'kŏn'shəs)
adj.
Capable of being called into the conscious mind but not currently in the realm of consciousness. n.
The part of the psyche that contains thoughts, feelings, and impulses that are not currently part of one's consciousness but that can be readily called into consciousness. Also called preconscious.

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