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formation

 [for-ma´shun]
1. the process of giving shape or form; the creation of an entity, or of a structure of definite shape.
2. a structure of definite shape.
chiasma formation the process by which a chiasma is formed; it is the cytologic basis of genetic recombination, or crossing over.
compromise formation in psychoanalysis a substituted idea or act representing and permitting partial expression of a repressed conflict.
concept formation the ability to organize a variety of information to form thoughts and ideas, a cognitive performance component in occupational therapy.
reaction formation a defense mechanism in which a person adopts conscious attitudes, interests, or feelings that are the opposites of unconscious feelings, impulses, or wishes. For example, a person may use revulsion or repugnance to defend against an unconscious desire or attraction.

for·ma·ti·o

, pl.

for·ma·ti·o·nes

(fōr-mā'shē-ō, fōr-mā-shē-ō'nēz), [TA]
1. Synonym(s): formation
2. A structure of definite shape or cellular arrangement.
[L. fr. formo, pp. -atus, to form]

formatio

A Latin term for a structure with a definite shape; it is rarely used in the working medical parlance.

for·ma·ti·o

, pl. formationes (fōr-mā'shē-ō, -ō'nēz) [TA]
1. Synonym(s): formation.
2. A structure of definite shape or cellular arrangement.
[L. fr. formo, pp. -atus, to form]
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Parmi les autres facteurs de blocage, Jamal Krimi Benchekroun a soulevAaAa la question de l'absence de la dAaAaAeA@mocratie interne dans certaines formatio politiques.
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The human intellect grasps quiddity in an act called "formation" (formatio) by some philosophers and "thinking of indivisibles" (indivisibilium intelligentia) by Aristotle.
(4) El termino formatio aparece 154 veces en todos los textos tomistas (Busa y asociados, 2005) con referencia mayoritariamente a las criaturas, tanto a los cuerpos materiales como a las sustancias espirituales; su uso parece indicar actos concretos de la creacion; por ejemplo: "tuvo lugar la formacion del hombre del barro de la tierra" (In III Sent., d.

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