|1.||of or involving the mind or an intellectual process|
|2.||occurring only in the mind: mental calculations|
|3.||Preferred form: psychiatric affected by mental illness: a mental patient|
|4.||Preferred form: psychiatric concerned with care for persons with mental illness: a mental hospital|
|[C15: from Late Latin mentālis, from Latin mēns mind]|
mental men·tal1 (měn'tl)
Of or relating to the mind; intellectual.
Of, relating to, or affected by a disorder of the mind.
Intended for treatment of people affected with disorders of the mind.
Of or relating to the chin.