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alter

(ôl′tər)
v. al·tered, al·tering, al·ters
v.tr.
To castrate or spay (an animal, such as a cat or a dog).
v.intr.
To change or become different.

al′ter·a·bil′i·ty, al′ter·a·ble·ness n.
al′ter·a·ble adj.
al′ter·a·bly adv.
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alter

verb
(1) To castrate (obsolete). 
(2) To change in any manner.
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Alter

An alternate or secondary personality in a patient with DID.
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