biopsychology

[ bahy-oh-sahy-kol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊ saɪˈkɒl ə dʒi /

noun

a field of psychology that deals with the effects of biological factors on behavior.

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Origin of biopsychology

OTHER WORDS FROM biopsychology

bi·o·psy·chol·o·gist, noun
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Medical definitions for biopsychology

biopsychology
[ bī′ō-sī-kŏlə-jē ]

n.

psychobiology
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