adjective Psychology.

having origin in the mind or in a mental condition or process: a psychogenic disorder.

Origin of psychogenic

First recorded in 1900–05; psycho- + -genic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for psychogenic



psychol (esp of disorders or symptoms) of mental, rather than organic, origin
Derived Formspsychogenically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for psychogenic

1884, from psycho- + -genic.

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