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integration

 [in″tĕ-gra´shun]
1. assimilation; anabolic action or activity.
2. the combining of different acts so that they cooperate toward a common end; coordination.
3. constructive assimilation of knowledge and experience into the personality.
4. in bacterial genetics, assimilation of genetic material from one bacterium (donor) into the chromosome of another (recipient).
bilateral integration the coordinated use of both sides of the body during activity.
integration of learning the incorporation of previously acquired concepts and behaviors into a variety of new situations, a cognitive performance component of occupational therapy.
primary integration the recognition by a child that his or her body is a unit apart from the environment; it is probably not achieved before the second half of the first year of life.
secondary integration the sublimation of the separate elements of the early sexual instinct into the mature psychosexual personality.
vertical integration the structuring of hospital services in such a manner that a continuum of care is provided.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

in·te·gra·tion

(in'tĕ-grā'shŭn),
1. The state of being combined, or the process of combining, into a complete and harmonious whole.
2. In physiology, the process of building up, as by, for example, accretion or anabolism.
3. In mathematics, the process of ascertaining a function from its differential.
4. In molecular biology, a recombination event in which a genetic element is inserted.
[L. integro, pp. -atus, to make whole, fr. integer, whole]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

integration

(ĭn′tĭ-grā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act or process of integrating.
b. The state of becoming integrated.
2. Psychology The organization of the psychological or social traits and tendencies of a personality into a harmonious whole.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

integration

Informatics
The successful interfacing of disparate platforms, versions of software, and devices into a coherent functioning information system.
 
Molecular biology
The insertion of bases into a nucleic acid, either DNA or RNA.
 
Psychiatry
(1) The absorption of information, experiences, and emotions into the personality.
(2) The incorporation of functions at various levels of psychosexual development.
 
Vox populi
The incorporation of multiple units into one; assimilation.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

integration

Informatics The successful interfacing of disparate platforms, versions of software, and devices into a coherent functioning information system Psychiatry The incorporation of new and old data, experience, and emotional capacities into the personality; also refers to the organization and amalgamation of functions at various levels of psychosexual development Vox populi The incorporation of multiple units into one; assimilation. See Horizontal integration, Osteointegration, Seamless integration, Vertical integration.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

in·te·gra·tion

(in'tĕ-grā'shŭn)
1. The state of being combined, or the process of combining, into a complete and harmonious whole.
See also: sensory integration
2. physiology The process of building up (e.g., accretion, anabolism).
3. mathematics The process of ascertaining a function from its differential.
4. molecular biology A recombination event in which a genetic element is inserted.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

integration

the insertion of DNA from one organism into the recipient genome of another.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

in·te·gra·tion

(in'tĕ-grā'shŭn)
1. In dentistry, attachment of tissue to an alloplastic material.
2. Being combined, or the process of combining, into a complete and harmonious whole.
3. In physiology, the process of building up.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about integration

Q. My child is suffering from autism and was told to have Auditory Integration Therapy…what is it?

A. An Alternative Treatments where the child listens to different sounds with the goal to improve on language comprehension and it helps receive more balanced sensory input from the environment they live in. It has been reported that children had significant behavioral and language gains after this treatment.

Q. How can I get my son into a normal school? He was diagnosed as autistic but he is intelligent and is able to go through normal education. But I don’t want him to be socially disconnected…

A. If done in a proper way it can be an excellent idea! Your son will flourish and will develop as best as he can. But if just moving him to a regular school without any preparation to him, class and teacher- that can end up very bad. So talk to the teacher the headmaster and councilor explain and work up a plan. Then it must be explained to the class. and don’t forget your son…he needs to understand that he might get unpleasant reactions sometimes.

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Douglass had no illusions here in terms of an "integrationist" North or slaving South; there was only "a doubtful freedom."
Believing as they do that God's sovereignty extends to all spheres of human existence, these "religious integrationists" pose a challenge to the "liberal consensus," which insists both upon the reformation of religious belief to cohere with concepts of individual autonomy and upon the predominance of "public reason" (as opposed to faith-based argumentation) in the public square.
For points where some cooperation is possible, the [B.sup.GC] line separates those cases where an integrationist IO prefers the grand coalition to attracting only Countries 2 and 3.
Even Integrationist parents in these districts might resist having their children attend schools that are overwhelming minority.
Rael dismisses such approaches and concludes that, "African American spokespersons laid claim to a powerful tradition of public speech, in a way that modern historiography has trouble labeling as anything other than integrationist, assimilationist, and therefore accommodationist" (283).
To understand this argument, it is helpful first to explain the integrationist perspective that underlies it.
This is difficult in a country where the last two centuries have seen the realization of the old integrationist dream and the near extinction of dialects--both as results of government policies.
Progress in understanding gene-behavior relationships in aging will rely on integrating the theoretical models and methodologies of these research domains to provide powerful tools for combining reductionist approaches (that explore the nature of specific genetic and environmental influences) and integrationist approaches (that explore effects within the larger context of complex systems).
Since social integrationist philosophy identifies white reality as the default cultural, political, and social norm, hip-hop became in some measure a reflection of the "American" culture.
Recent election results in several European countries have shown that the balance has tilted towards a more nationalist approach instead of the integrationist policies of the parties that were voted out of power.
One suggestion I would make is that he might have split the "liberal integrationist" group more clearly into two separate entities.

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