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concept

 [kon´sept]
the image of a thing held in the mind; an abstract notion. A concept is an element used in the development of a theory. It is generally agreed that the central concepts of the discipline of nursing are environment, health, nursing, and person.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

con·cept

(kon'sept),
1. An abstract idea or notion.
2. An explanatory variable or principle in a scientific system.
Synonym(s): conception (1)
[L. conceptum, something understood, pp. ntr. of concipio, to receive, apprehend]
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concept

A discrete notion with a single meaning, which in a controlled vocabulary is mapped to one or more words that convey its context.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

con·cept

(kon'sept)
1. An abstract idea or notion.
2. An explanatory variable or principle in a scientific system.
Synonym(s): conception (1) .
[L. conceptum, something understood, pp. ntr. of concipio, to receive, apprehend]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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Deep knowledge facilitates researchers to make recommendations towards the improvement, creation and execution of interventions geared to self- concept development in the search to make best use of human potential.