neuropsychiatry

[ noo r-oh-si-kahy-uh-tree, -sahy-, nyoo r- ]
/ ˌnʊər oʊ sɪˈkaɪ ə tri, -saɪ-, ˌnyʊər- /

noun

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

/ (ˌnjʊərəʊsaɪˈkaɪətrɪ) /

noun

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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Medicine 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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