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psychogenic

[ sahy-kuh-jen-ik ]
/ ˌsaɪ kəˈdʒɛn ɪk /
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adjective Psychology.
having origin in the mind or in a mental condition or process: a psychogenic disorder.
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Origin of psychogenic

First recorded in 1900–05; psycho- + -genic
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How to use psychogenic in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for psychogenic

psychogenic
/ (ˌsaɪkəʊˈdʒɛnɪk) /

adjective
psychol (esp of disorders or symptoms) of mental, rather than organic, origin

Derived forms of psychogenic

psychogenically, adverb
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