from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Psychology Evocation of a particular state of mind resulting from the recurrence of one of the elements that made up the original experience.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Restoration to a whole or sound state.
- n. Restoration of a mixture to its former nature and state.
- n. The reinstatement of a memory upon the presentation of a stimulus element that was a part of the stimulus complex that had aroused the event.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Restoration to a whole or sound state; renewal; renovation.
- n. Restoration of a mixed body or matter to its former nature and state.
- n. The law that objects which have been previously combined as part of a single mental state tend to recall or suggest one another; -- adopted by many philosophers to explain the phenomena of the association of ideas.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or process of redintegrating; recombination, restoration, or reconstruction; restoration to a whole or sound state.
- n. In chem., the restoration of any mixed body or matter to its former nature and constitution.
- n. In psychology, the law that those elements which have previously been combined as parts of a single mental state tend to recall or suggest one another—a term adopted by many psychologists to express phenomena of mental association.
Middle English redintegracion, from Latin redintegrātiō, redintegrātiōn-, from redintegrātus, past participle of redintegrāre, to make whole again : re-, red-, re- + integer, whole, entire; see integer.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin redintegratus, past participle of redintegro ("to restore, to renew, to repair") (Wiktionary)