biobehavioral

[ bahy-oh-bi-heyv-yer-uhl ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊ bɪˈheɪv yər əl /

adjective

of or relating to the application of biological methods and ideas to the study of behavior in an attempt to understand emotions and reactions in terms of brain and physiological function.

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Origin of biobehavioral

First recorded in 1980–85; bio- + behavioral
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Medical definitions for biobehavioral

biobehavioral
[ bī′ō-bĭ-hāvyə-rəl ]

adj.

Of or relating to the interrelationships among psychosocial, behavioral, and biological processes, as in the progression or treatment of a disease.
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