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adj. compatible with the ego or conscious self-concept. Thoughts, wishes, impulses, and behavior are said to be ego-syntonic when they form no threat to the ego and can be acted upon without interference from the superego. Compare ego-dystonic. [first described in 1914 by Sigmund Freud]

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copro- (copr-; kopro-; kopr-)

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