psychosomatic disorder

n.

A disorder characterized by physical symptoms resulting from psychological factors, usually involving a system of the body such as the gastrointestinal or genitourinary system.psychophysiologic disorder

Nearby words

  1. psychosexual dysfunction,
  2. psychosis,
  3. psychosocial,
  4. psychosociology,
  5. psychosomatic,
  6. psychosomatic medicine,
  7. psychosomimetic,
  8. psychostimulant,
  9. psychosurgery,
  10. psychosynthesis


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