[self-ig-zam-uh-ney-shuh n, self-] /ˈsɛlf ɪgˌzæm əˈneɪ ʃən, ˌsɛlf-/
examination into one’s own state, conduct, motives, etc.
Medicine/Medical. examination of one’s body for signs of illness or disease:
breast self-examination.
scrutiny of one’s own conduct, motives, desires, etc

self-examination n.

An introspective consideration of one’s own thoughts or emotions.

Examination of one’s own body for medical reasons.


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