neuropsychiatry

neuropsychiatry

[noor-oh-si-kahy-uh-tree, -sahy-, nyoor-]
noun
the branch of medicine dealing with diseases involving the mind and nervous system.

Origin:
1915–20; neuro- + psychiatry

neuropsychiatric [noor-oh-sahy-kee-a-trik, nyoor-] , adjective
neuropsychiatrist, noun
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neuropsychiatry (ˌnjʊərəʊsaɪˈkaɪətrɪ)
 
n
the branch of psychiatry that investigates the links between mental illness and organic disease of the brain
 
neuropsychiatric
 
adj
 
neuropsy'chiatrist
 
n

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neuropsychiatry neu·ro·psy·chi·a·try (nur'ō-sĭ-kī'ə-trē, -sī-, nyur'-)
n.
The medical science dealing with both organic and psychic disorders of the nervous system.

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