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CONVERSION

An unconscious defense mechanism by which the anxiety that stems from intrapsychic conflict is converted and expressed in a symbolic somatic. Origin: L. Con = with, versio = turning This entry appears with alow from the Vocabulary of Cell and Molecular Biology
chrom-   chroma   chromaffin   chromaffin body   chromaffin cell   chromaffin cells   chromaffin granules   chromaffinoma   (2)
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