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elaboration

 [e-lab″o-ra´shun]
1. the process of producing complex substances out of simpler materials.
2. in psychiatry, an unconscious mental process of expansion and embellishment of detail, especially of a symbol or representation in a dream.

e·lab·o·ra·tion

(ē-lab'ōr-ā'shŭn),
The process of working out in detail by labor and study.
[L. e-laborō, pp. -atus, to labor, endeavor, fr. labor, toil, to work out]

elaboration

/elab·o·ra·tion/ (ĕ-lab″ah-ra´shun)
1. the process of producing complex substances out of simpler materials.
2. in psychiatry, an unconscious mental process of expansion and embellishment of detail, especially of a symbol or representation in a dream.

elaboration

[ilab′ərāshən]
Etymology: L, elaborare, to work out
(in endocrinology) a process by which a gland synthesizes a complex substance from simpler substances and secretes it, usually under the stimulation of a tropic hormone from the pituitary gland. This process, regulated by a negative feedback system, which includes the hypothalamus, pituitary, and target gland, serves to maintain homeostasis in body function. elaborate, adj.

elaboration

Psychiatry An unconscious process of expansion and embellishment of detail, especially with reference to a symbol or representation in a dream

e·lab·o·ra·tion

(ē-lab'ŏr-ā'shŭn)
The process of working out in detail by labor and study.
[L. e-laborō, pp. -atus, to labor, endeavor, fr. labor, toil, to work out]

elaboration

the process of producing complex substances out of simpler materials.

Patient discussion about elaboration

Q. I am using male enhancing drugs. I was told it can be dangerous can someone elaborate this for me? To get an ereaction and to enjoy from a full sex life I am using male enhancing drugs. I was told it can be dangerous with the drugs I take for my heart problems. Is it true?

A. yes, its dangerous,if you are taking prescribed meds for an erection,maybe you can try,rize2, its a natural herb,its about 5 dollars a pill,but ive taken it before and the effects lasted for 4 days,you can just think about sex and get an erection,rock hard,,,and it will last as long as you do,take a few mins break and go again, i took one about a month ago,for my wife,(annaversary)we had sex for three and a half hours,stopped for a break,then did it again for another two hours,it was great,two days later at work i say a little hottie,started thinking had to stop because of the rize in the levis, good luck give it a try, can find it at the porn stores,,!!!!!

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2012) operationalized the depth of knowledge elaboration as the duration of cognitive elaboration per proposition, which was calculated by the number of segments coded as cognitive elaboration.
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These remarks shall be written down in front of each theme, in the column of remarks and propositions, accompanied by the solution foreseen for solving the nonequivalence, eventually for the urgency of solving (term of elaboration of a new standard, of revision, update, harmonization with international documents etc.
McQuarrie and Mick state that visual rhetoric is a subtle device capable of producing a more positive attitude toward the ad associated with a surplus of favorable over unfavorable elaboration.
Irrespective of the way in which they are appreciated, one thing is certain: in this society politics benefit of an important data flux which ensures a solid theoretical basis to the political act in its various phases, of information, elaboration, decision, and application.
These discrepancies between faculty and student beliefs suggest that faculty should use explicit terms such as rehearsal, organization, elaboration, and critical thinking and explain how they may be applied to course content and assignments.
93); (3) a 5-item elaboration scale designed to assess students' use of elaboration strategies (e.
In a typical lecture, some examples might be prepared by the teacher and included in a visual prompt, whereas other examples or elaborations of material occur spontaneously as a result of student questions or the teachers' assessment of the students' understanding of the material.
1997b) describe reviewer judgment processes along an elaboration continuum.
In the end, I found myself convinced in large part by Wink's argument and only wanting for more elaboration on the relationship between nonviolence and the atonement.
That thesis, briefly stated, is that we thoroughly misunderstand ancient philosophy when we take it to be the elaboration of intellectual "systems," because its essence is above all the choice, practice, and justification of a radically transforming way of life.