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introvert

[′in·trə‚vərt]
(psychology)
An individual whose interests are self-directed, and not directed toward the outside world.
(zoology)
A structure capable of introversion.
To turn inward.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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