neuropsychiatry

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neu·ro·psy·chi·a·try

 (no͝or′ō-sĭ-kī′ə-trē, -sī-, nyo͝or′-)
n.
The medical study of disorders with both neurological and psychiatric features.

neu′ro·psy′chi·at′ric (-sī′kē-ăt′rĭk) adj.
neu′ro·psy·chi′a·trist n.

neuropsychiatry

(ˌnjʊərəʊsaɪˈkaɪətrɪ)
n
(Psychiatry) the branch of psychiatry that investigates the links between mental illness and organic disease of the brain
neuropsychiatric adj
ˌneuropsyˈchiatrist n

neu•ro•psy•chi•a•try

(ˌnʊər oʊ sɪˈkaɪ ə tri, -saɪ-, ˌnyʊər-)

n.
the branch of medicine dealing with diseases involving the mind and nervous system.
[1915–20]
neu`ro•psy`chi•at′ric (-ˌsaɪ kiˈæ trɪk) adj.
neu`ro•psy•chi′a•trist, n.

neuropsychiatry

the branch of medicine dealing with diseases affecting the mind and the nervous system. — neuropsychiatrist, n.neuropsychiatric, adj.
See also: Nerves
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neuropsychiatry - the branch of medicine dealing with mental disorders attributable to diseases of the nervous system
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Translations

neuropsychiatry

[ˌnjʊərəʊsaɪˈkaɪətrɪ] Nneuropsiquiatría f

neuropsychiatry

[ˌnjʊərəʊsaɪˈkaɪətrɪ] nneuropsichiatria
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