neuropsychiatry

[ noor-oh-si-kahy-uh-tree, -sahy-, nyoor- ]

noun
  1. the branch of medicine dealing with diseases involving the mind and nervous system.

Origin of neuropsychiatry

1
First recorded in 1915–20; neuro- + psychiatry

Other words from neuropsychiatry

  • neu·ro·psy·chi·at·ric [noor-oh-sahy-kee-a-trik, nyoor-], /ˌnʊər oʊˌsaɪ kiˈæ trɪk, ˌnyʊər-/, adjective
  • neu·ro·psy·chi·a·trist, noun

Words Nearby neuropsychiatry

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British Dictionary definitions for neuropsychiatry

neuropsychiatry

/ (ˌnjʊərəʊsaɪˈkaɪətrɪ) /


noun
  1. the branch of psychiatry that investigates the links between mental illness and organic disease of the brain

Derived forms of neuropsychiatry

  • neuropsychiatric (ˌnjʊərəʊˌsaɪkɪˈætrɪk), adjective
  • neuropsychiatrist, noun

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