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wireless

adj. denoting or relating to communication (e.g., radio, broadcast television, Internet) without the use of wires to connect the communicating sites. Wireless communication is used both for very long-range transmission (as with communication satellites) and for very short-range transmission (to connect computers within the same building or neighborhood).

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June 19th 2024

hospitalism

hospitalism

n. in infants, lack of psychomotor response or failure to gain weight or produce purposeful behavior, often thought to be a response to separation from mothers and subsequent institutionalization. See also reactive attachment disorder.