underlying

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set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud analysis , depth psychology , psychoanalysis
basic underlying principle axiom , elixir , postulate , premise
underlying cause basis
put or call option backed by the shares underlying the option covered option
meaning, word with a second underlying double entendre
reality, underlying essence , hypostasis , substance
underlying structure fabric , framework
principle, underlying foundation , groundwork , substratum
(metaphysics) essential nature or underlying reality hypostasis
(psychoanalysis) primitive instincts and energies underlying all psychic activity id
suggestion, underlying implication , undercurrent , undertone
(law) a principle underlying the formulation of jurisprudence judicial doctrine , judicial principle , legal principle
boundary between the Earth's crust and the underlying mantle Moho , Mohorovicic discontinuity
largest branch of the brachial plexus; extends down the humerus to the lateral epicondyle where it divides into one branch that goes to the skin on the back of the hand and another that goes to the underlying extensor muscles musculospiral nerve , nervus radialis , radial nerve
put or call option for which the seller or buyer has no underlying security position naked option
reappearance in a painting of an underlying image that had been painted over (usually when the later painting becomes transparent with age) pentimento
any of several points on the body where the pulse can be felt and where pressure on an underlying artery will control bleeding from that artery at a more distal point pressure point
removal of a breast and the underlying muscles (pectoralis major and pectoralis minor) and lymph nodes in the adjacent armpit radical mastectomy
removal of a breast leaving the underlying muscles and the lymph nodes intact simple mastectomy
forming words with letters according to the principles underlying accepted usage spelling
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