social-, socia-, soci-, socio- +

(Latin: companion, partner, ally, comrade; interpersonal relationships, living with others, allied, associated; characterized by friendliness or geniality)

1. To treat someone or something as distinct from or unconnected with someone or something else.
2. To cause the molecules of a compound to break down into simpler molecules, atoms, or ions; usually in a reversible reaction, or break down in this way.
3. To separate a group of mental processes from the rest of the mind, causing them to lose their usual relationship with it.
1. A reference to the act of separating or the state of being separated.
2. In psychology and psychiatry, a perceived detachment of the mind from the emotional state or even from the body.

Dissociation is characterized by a sense of the world as a dreamlike or unreal place and may be accompanied by poor memory of the specific events, which in severe form is known as dissociative amnesia.

1. Characterized by the separation of whole segments of the personality (as in multiple personality disorder) or of discrete mental processes (as in schizophrenias) from the mainstream of consciousness or of behavior.
2. The property inherent in some biological stocks (as of certain bacteria) of differentiating into two or more distinct and relatively permanent strains.
3. The process by which a chemical combination breaks up into simpler constituents; especially : one that results from the action of energy (as heat) on a gas or of a solvent on a dissolved substance.
Eruditio, ductus, societas.
Learning, leadership, fellowship.

Motto of Indian River Community College, Ft. Pierce, Florida, USA.

1. The unconscious discharge of nervous energy under the stimulus of trauma, as in surgical shock.
2. Uncoordinated nervous discharge either following injury or while in shock.
Someone who specializes in that aspect of ecology dealing with the origin, composition, structure, and classification of plant communities.
The branch of ecology that deals with the characteristics, classification, relationships, and distribution of plant communities.
1. Of or pertaining to the interaction between social and psychological factors.
2. Denoting the interrelationship between a person and his or her environment, in particular the psychological and interpersonal aspects of the individual's relationship to the group.
Pertaining to sociology as connected with psychology; psychosociologist, psychosociology.
The study of subjects, issues, and problems common to psychology and sociology.
A detached, or accessory, part of a bodily organ.
1. The distribution of individuals of a species within a natural community relative to others of the species.
2. A ranking index which ranges from isolation to aggregation.
3. The characteristic in adult humans to seek the company of other people and to engage in amicable exchange with them, or the disposition in human infants and in infrahumans to react to others of their species, an integral part of temperament (one's usual mood).
4. The act or an instance of being sociable.
5. The quality, state, disposition, or inclination of being sociable.
1. Inclined to seek out the company of other people.
2. Friendly and pleasant to other people.
3. Allowing people to mix in an informal way.
4. A group of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity or inclined to or conducive to companionship with others.
1. Inclined by nature to companionship with others of the same species.
2. Inclined to seek or to enjoy companionship.
3. Marked by or conducive to friendliness or pleasant social relations.
In a sociable, or gregarious, manner; such as, a companion.