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[hip-nuh-drah-muh, -dram-uh] /ˈhɪp nəˌdrɑ mə, -ˌdræm ə/

noun, Psychiatry.
the acting out of a traumatic experience, under hypnosis, by a person undergoing psychotherapy.


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