analysand

[ uh-nal-uh-sand, -zand ]
/ əˈnæl əˌsænd, -ˌzænd /

noun Psychiatry.

a person undergoing psychoanalysis.

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Origin of analysand

First recorded in 1930–35; analys(e) + -and as in multiplicand
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British Dictionary definitions for analysand

analysand
/ (əˈnælɪˌsænd) /

noun

any person who is undergoing psychoanalysis

Word Origin for analysand

C20: from analyse + -and, on the model of multiplicand
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Medical definitions for analysand

analysand
[ ə-nălĭ-sănd′ ]

n.

An individual who is being psychoanalyzed.
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