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 (dĭ-sō′shə-bəl, -shē-ə-bəl)
Capable of being dissociated; separable: To many, drugs and crime are not dissociable.

dis·so′cia·bil′i·ty n.
dis·so′cia·bly adv.


(dɪˈsəʊʃɪəbəl; -ʃə-)
1. able to be dissociated; distinguishable
2. incongruous; irreconcilable
3. Also: dissocial a less common word for unsociable
disˌsociaˈbility, disˈsociableness n
disˈsociably adv


(dɪˈsoʊ ʃi ə bəl, -ʃə bəl, -si ə-)

dis•so`ci•a•bil′i•ty, dis•so′ci•a•ble•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dissociable - capable of being divided or dissociated; "often drugs and crime are not dissociable"; "the siamese twins were not considered separable"; "a song...never conceived of as severable from the melody";
divisible - capable of being or liable to be divided or separated; "even numbers are divisible by two"; "the Americans fought a bloody war to prove that their nation is not divisible"
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A ce titre, l'evenement discursif n'est pas dissociable de la formation d'un << sens commun >> par l'universalisation de la singularite evenementielle dont le spectateur s'avere l'element central dans la mesure ou il permet l'achevement narratif de l'evenement discursif (18) >>.
Dissociable aspects of performance on the 5-choice serial reaction time task following lesions of the dorsal anterior cingulate, infralimbic and orbitofrontal cortex in the rat: Differential effects on selectivity, impulsivity and compulsivity.
Dissociable neural responses to facial expressions of sadness and anger.
Efficient mucus permeation and tight junction opening by dissociable mucus-inert agent coated trimethyl chitosan nanoparticles for oral insulin delivery.
Intact haptic priming in normal aging and Alzheimer's disease: Evidence for dissociable memory systems.
Dissociable influences of reward motivation and positive emotion on cognitive control.
Schneider, "The cognitive control network: integrated cortical regions with dissociable functions," NeuroImage, vol.
Dasalla et al., "Dissociable neural representations of wrist motor coordinate frames in human motor cortices," Neurolmage, vol.
O'Doherty, J, 2004, "Dissociable Roles of Ventral and Dorsal Striatum in Instrumental Conditioning," Science 304(5669), pp.
Instrumental and Pavlovian incentive processes have dissociable effects on components of a heterogeneous instrumental chain.