[ dis-awr-guh-nuh-zey-shuh n ]
/ dɪsˌɔr gə nəˈzeɪ ʃən /


a breaking up of order or system; disunion or disruption of constituent parts.
the absence of organization or orderly arrangement; disarrangement; disorder.

Origin of disorganization

1785–95; < French désorganisation, equivalent to désorganis(er) to disorganize + -ation -ation
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Medical definitions for disorganization

[ dĭs-ôr′gə-nĭ-zāshən ]


The destruction of an organ or tissue causing loss of function.
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