neuropsychiatry

[ noor-oh-si-kahy-uh-tree, -sahy-, nyoor- ]
/ ˌnʊər oʊ sɪˈkaɪ ə tri, -saɪ-, ˌnyʊər- /

noun

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

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Origin of neuropsychiatry

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-/, adjectiveneu·ro·psy·chi·a·trist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for neuropsychiatry

neuropsychiatry
/ (ˌnjʊərəʊsaɪˈkaɪətrɪ) /

noun

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

Derived forms of neuropsychiatry

neuropsychiatric (ˌnjʊərəʊˌsaɪkɪˈætrɪk), adjectiveneuropsychiatrist, noun
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Medical definitions for neuropsychiatry

neuropsychiatry
[ nur′ō-sĭ-kīə-trē, -sī- ]

n.

The medical science dealing with both organic and psychic disorders of the nervous system.
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