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  Words related to fixation

Related / Similar Words: fixing, obsession, arrested development, infantile fixation, regression

 

Definition:
  • (histology) the preservation and hardening of a tissue sample to retain as nearly as possible the same relations they had in the living body;
  • the activity of fastening something firmly in position;
  • an unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone;
  • an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely;

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    Part Meronyms: plastination

     

    Derivational Morphology: fix, fixate, obsess, haunt, ghost

     

     
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