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reintegration

[ree-in-tuh-grey-shuh n, ree-in-] /riˌɪn təˈgreɪ ʃən, ˌri ɪn-/
noun
1.
restoration to a unified state.
2.
Psychiatry. the process of returning the mind to an integrated state after it has been deranged by psychosis.
3.
Psychology.
  1. the process of recalling an entire memory from a partial cue, as remembering a speech upon hearing the first few words.
  2. the tendency to repeat the response to a complex stimulus on later experiencing any part of that stimulus.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; re- + integration
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Examples from the web for reintegration
  • Specifically the reintegration of our psychic awareness.
  • Projects and activities that will expedite the reintegration of homeless veterans into the workforce.
Word Origin and History for reintegration
n.

c.1600, from French réintegration (15c.) or directly from Medieval Latin reintegrationem; see reintegrate + -ion. Also in classically correct form redintegration.

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reintegration in Medicine

reintegration re·in·te·gra·tion (rē'ĭn-tĭ-grā'shən)
n.

  1. Restoration to a condition of integration or unity.

  2. The return to well-adjusted functioning following mental illness.


re·in'te·grate' v.
re·in'te·gra'tive adj.
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