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neuropsychiatry

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

Origin of neuropsychiatry

First recorded in 1915–20; neuro- + psychiatry
Related formsneu·ro·psy·chi·at·ric [noo r-oh-sahy-kee-a-trik, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər oʊˌsaɪ kiˈæ trɪk, ˌnyʊər-/, adjectiveneu·ro·psy·chi·a·trist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for neuropsychiatry

neuropsychiatry

noun
  1. the branch of psychiatry that investigates the links between mental illness and organic disease of the brain
Derived Formsneuropsychiatric (ˌnjʊərəʊˌsaɪkɪˈætrɪk), adjectiveneuropsychiatrist, noun
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neuropsychiatry in Medicine

neuropsychiatry

(nur′ō-sĭ-kīə-trē, -sī-)
n.
  1. The medical science dealing with both organic and psychic disorders of the nervous system.
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