preconceptual stage

[prē′kən-sĕpchōō-əl]

n.

The stage of development in an infant's life in which sensorimotor activity predominates.

Nearby words

  1. precolonial,
  2. precompose,
  3. preconceive,
  4. preconceived,
  5. preconception,
  6. preconcert,
  7. precondemn,
  8. precondition,
  9. preconize,
  10. preconquest


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