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disorganization

[ dis-awr-guh-nuh-zey-shuhn ]
/ dɪsˌɔr gə nəˈzeɪ ʃən /
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noun

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

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Origin of disorganization

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

disorganization
[ dĭs-ôr′gə-nĭ-zāshən ]

n.

The destruction of an organ or tissue causing loss of function.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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