Meaning of conversion disorder

conver'sion disor"der

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— Psychiatry. Psychiatry.
  1. a mental disorder in which physical symptoms, as paralysis or blindness, occur without apparent physical cause and instead appear to result from psychological conflict or need. Also called
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