Gestagen



gestagen ges·ta·gen (jěs’tə-jən, -jěn’)
n.
A substance, such as a steroid hormone, that affects the uterus in a manner similar to progesterone.

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  • Gestalt

    [guh-shtahlt, -shtawlt, -stahlt, -stawlt] /gəˈʃtɑlt, -ˈʃtɔlt, -ˈstɑlt, -ˈstɔlt/ noun, plural gestalts, gestalten [guh-shtahl-tn, -shtawl-, -stahl-, -stawl-] /gəˈʃtɑl tn, -ˈʃtɔl-, -ˈstɑl-, -ˈstɔl-/ (Show IPA). (sometimes initial capital letter) Psychology. 1. a configuration, pattern, or organized field having specific properties that cannot be derived from the summation of its component parts; a unified whole. 2. an instance […]

  • Gestalten

    [guh-shtahlt, -shtawlt, -stahlt, -stawlt] /gəˈʃtɑlt, -ˈʃtɔlt, -ˈstɑlt, -ˈstɔlt/ noun, plural gestalts, gestalten [guh-shtahl-tn, -shtawl-, -stahl-, -stawl-] /gəˈʃtɑl tn, -ˈʃtɔl-, -ˈstɑl-, -ˈstɔl-/ (Show IPA). (sometimes initial capital letter) Psychology. 1. a configuration, pattern, or organized field having specific properties that cannot be derived from the summation of its component parts; a unified whole. 2. an instance […]



  • Gestaltism

    gestaltism ge·stalt·ism (gə-shtäl’tĭz’əm, -shtôl’-, -stäl’-, -stôl’-) n. The school or theory of psychology that emphasizes the wholeness and organized structure of every psychological, physiological, and behavioral experience, maintaining that experiences are not reducible and thus cannot be derived from a simple summation of perceptual elements such as sensation and response. Also called Gestalt psychology.

  • Gestalt phenomenon

    gestalt phenomenon n. See gestalt.



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