dissociation

  1. the act of removing from association
  2. a state in which some integrated part of a person's life becomes separated from the rest of the personality and functions independently
  3. (chemistry) the temporary or reversible chemical process in which a molecule or ion is broken down into smaller molecules or ions

dissociation

Any process by which a tissue is separated into single cells. Enzymic dissociation with trypsin or other proteases is often used.

dissociation

the separation of a molecule into two or more fragments (atoms, ions) by interaction with another body or by the absorption of electromagnetic radiation.

Dissociation

Activity performed outside of normal conscious awareness, or mental processes that suggest the existence of separate centres of consciousness.
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Dissociation

Activity performed outside of normal conscious awareness, or mental processes that suggest the existence of separate centres of consciousness.
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dissociation

[n] - a state in which some integrated part of a person`s life becomes separated from the rest of the personality and functions independently 2. [n] - (chemistry) the temporary or reversible chemical process in which a molecule or ion is broken down into smaller molecules or ions 3. [n] - the act of removing from association
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Dissociation

See the more detailed coverage of this topic in the companion Mental Philosophy Glossary.
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Dissociation

Breaking down of a compound into its components. See also: Compound.
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dissociation

(1) The separation of a molecular entity into two or more molecular entities (or any similar separation within a polyatomic molecular entity). Examples include unimolecular heterolysis and homolysis, and the separation of the constituents of an ion pair into free ions. (2) The separation of the constituents of any aggregate of molecular entities. I...
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Dissociation

In aqueous solution, the process in which a solid ionic compound separates into its ions.
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Dissociation

In an aqueous solution, the separation of a compound into ions.
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Dissociation

Breaking down of a compound into its components.
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dissociation

Breaking down of a compound into its components.
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Dissociation

As in a memory, for example, looking at your body in the picture from the outside, so that you do not have the feelings you would have if you were actually there.
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Dissociation

Dissociation: In psychology and psychiatry, a perceived detachment of the mind from the emotional state or even from the body. Dissociation is characterized by a sense of the world as a dreamlike or unreal place and may be accompanied by poor memory of the specific events, which in severe form is known as dissociative amnesia. The term dissociation...
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Dissociation

Dis·so`ci·a'tion noun [ Latin dissociatio : confer French dissociation .] 1. The act of dissociating or disuniting; a state of separation; disunion. « It will add infinitely dissociation , distraction, and confusion of these confederate republics.» Burke....
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dissociation

1. The act of separating or state of being separated. ... 2. <chemistry> The separation of a molecule into two or more fragments (atoms, molecules, ions or free radicals) produced by the absorption of light or thermal energy or by solvation. ... 3. <psychology> A defense mechanism in which a group of mental processes are segregated from...
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dissociation

noun the act of removing from association
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dissociation

(dĭ-so″se-a´shәn) the act of separating or state of being separated. the separation of a molecule into fragments produced by the absorption of light or thermal energy or by solvation. segregation of a group of mental processes from the rest of a person's usually integrated function...
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Dissociation

• (n.) The act of dissociating or disuniting; a state of separation; disunion. • (n.) The process by which a compound body breaks up into simpler constituents; -- said particularly of the action of heat on gaseous or volatile substances; as, the dissociation of the sulphur molecules; the dissociation of ammonium chloride into hydrochloric...
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dissociation

in chemistry, the breaking up of a compound into simpler constituents that are usually capable of recombining under other conditions. In ... [3 related articles]
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dissociation

(L. dis- neg. + sociatio union) 1. the act of separating or state of being separated. 2. the separation of a molecule into two or more fragments (atoms, molecules, ions, or free radicals) produced by the absorption of light or thermal energy or by solvation. 3. in psychology, a defense mechanism in which a group of mental processes are segregate......
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dissociation

dissociation 1. A reference to the act of separating or the state of being separated. 2. In psychology and psychiatry, a perceived detachment of the mind from the emotional state or even from the body. Dissociation is characterized by a sense of the world as a dreamlike or unreal place and may be accompanied by poor memory of the specific events, ...
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Dissociation

Chemical process where a compound or molecule breaks up into simpler constituents.
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dissociation

dissociation, in chemistry, separation of a substance into atoms or ions. Thermal dissociation occurs at high temperatures. For example, hydrogen molecules (H2) dissociate into atoms (H) at very high temperatures; at 5,000K about 95% of the molecules in a sample of hydrogen are dissociated into atom...
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