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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.

primary integration

The early recognition of the body and its psyche as apart from one's environment.
See also: integration
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ISO 9000 certification demonstrates that a company has in place a 'world-class' quality management system," commented John Whitfield, Vice President at Primary Integration Solutions.
Adding best-in-class electrical testing from NETA-certified technicians to our proven commissioning expertise in the beginning of a project ensures our customers facilities are operational, on time, and on budget with system optimization, said Shawn Till, CEO, Primary Integration.
Third party, independent commissioning has become a critical component of today's complex mission critical construction projects," commented Terry Gillick, President of Primary Integration Solutions.
We are significantly expanding the executive management team at PI Solutions in response to rapid growth, geographical diversification and a host of new service offerings," explained Kelly Decker, President of Primary Integration.
MetLife's primary integration challenge is to stabilize ALICO's distribution channels, which have been negatively impacted by the AIG crisis.
Fitch believes MetLife's primary integration challenge is to stabilize ALICO's distribution channels, which have been negatively impacted by the AIG crisis.

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