Definition of Asyndesis

1. Noun. (psychiatry) A pattern of discourse (in speech or writing) that is a sequence of unrelated or only remotely related ideas. ¹



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Medical Definition of Asyndesis

1. 1. Rarely used term for a mental defect in which separate ideas or thoughts cannot be joined into a coherent concept. 2. A breaking up of the connecting links in language, said to be characteristic of the language disturbance of schizophrenics. Origin: G. A-priv. + syn, together, + desis, binding (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Asyndesis

asynapses
asynapsis
async
asynchronicity
asynchronies
asynchronism
asynchronisms
asynchronous
asynchronous operation
asynchronous pulse generator
asynchronous transfer mode
asynchronously
asynchronousness
asynchrony
asynclitism
asyndesis (current term)
asyndeta
asyndetic
asyndetically
asyndeton
asyndetons
asynechia
asynergia
asynergic
asynergy
asynesia
asystematic
asystole
asystoles
asystolia

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