a rare disorder in which an individual displays several functionally dissociated personalities, each of a complexity comparable to that of a normal individual.
(psychiatry) a mental disorder in which an individual’s personality appears to have become separated into two or more distinct personalities, each with its own complex organization Nontechnical name split personality
multiple personality n.
A dissociative disorder in which two or more distinct personalities exist in the same person, each of which prevails at a particular time. Also called split personality.
- Multiple pregnancy
multiple pregnancy n. The state of bearing two or more fetuses simultaneously.
/ˌmʌltɪpəlˈpɪndɪŋ/ noun 1. (Scots law) an action to determine the division of a property or fund between several claimants, brought by or on behalf of the present holder
- Multiple puncture tuberculin test
multiple puncture tuberculin test n. A tine test in which the tuberculin or purified protein is inserted under the skin by repeated punctures with several needles or prongs.
noun, Military. 1. a reentry vehicle equipped with multiple warheads that cannot be directed to separate targets. Abbreviation: MRV, M.R.V.