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 (rĕd-ĭn′tĭ-grā′shən, rĭ-dĭn′-)
n. Psychology
Evocation of a particular state of mind resulting from the recurrence of one of the elements that made up the original experience.

[Middle English redintegracion, from Latin redintegrātiō, redintegrātiōn-, from redintegrātus, past participle of redintegrāre, to make whole again : re-, red-, re- + integer, whole, entire; see integer.]

red·in′te·gra′tive adj.
red·in′te·gra′tor n.


1. the act or process of making whole again; renewal
2. (Psychology) psychol the process of responding to a part of a situation in the same manner as one has responded to the whole situation, as in the case of a souvenir reminding one of a holiday


(rɛdˌɪn tɪˈgreɪ ʃən, rɪˌdɪn-)

1. the act or process of redintegrating.
2. Psychol.
a. the recalling of an entire memory from a partial cue.
b. the repeating of the response to a complex stimulus on experiencing a part of the stimulus.
[1425–75; < Latin]
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