[ ih-lab-uh-rey-shuh n ]
/ ɪˌlæb əˈreɪ ʃən /
an act or instance of elaborating.
something that is elaborated.
Psychiatry. an unconscious process of expanding and embellishing a detail, especially while recalling and describing a representation in a dream so that latent content of the dream is brought into a logical and comprehensible order.
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Origin of elaboration
Related formsself-e·lab·o·ra·tion, noun
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Medicine definitions for self-elaboration
[ ĭ-lăb′ə-rā′shən ]
The process of working out in detail by labor and study.
The mental process occurring partly during dreaming and partly during the recalling or telling of a dream, by means of which the latent content of the dream is brought into increasingly more coherent and logical order, resulting in the manifest content of the dream.
Related formse•lab′o•rate′ v.
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