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com·ple·men·ta·tion

(kom'plĕ-men-tā'shŭn),
1. Functional interaction between two defective viruses permitting replication under conditions inhibitory to the single virus.
2. Interaction between two genetic units, one or both of which are defective, permitting the organism containing these units to function normally, whereas it could not do so if either unit were absent.
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complementation

Psychology The process of functioning differently than, and in reciprocation to, someone else, by responding to that person's activities, behavior, and reactions, especially vis-á-vis differentiation of gender-identity/role. Cf Identification.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

com·ple·men·ta·tion

(kom'plĕ-men-tā'shŭn)
1. Interaction between two defective viruses permitting replication under conditions inhibitory to the single virus.
2. Interaction between two genetic units, one or both of which aredefective, permitting the organism containing these units to function normally, whereas it could not do so if either unit were absent.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012