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1. Of or relating to physical symptoms that are thought to originate from mental or emotional causes.
2. Relating to or concerned with the influence of the mind on the body, and the body on the mind, especially with respect to disease: psychosomatic medicine.
1. (Psychology) of or relating to disorders, such as stomach ulcers, thought to be caused or aggravated by psychological factors such as stress
2. (Pathology) of or relating to disorders, such as stomach ulcers, thought to be caused or aggravated by psychological factors such as stress
psy•cho•so•mat•ic(ˌsaɪ koʊ səˈmæt ɪk, -soʊ-)
1. of or pertaining to a physical disorder that is caused or notably influenced by emotional factors.
2. pertaining to or involving both the mind and the body.
Describes physical disorders resulting at least partly from psychological factors.
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|Adj.||1.||psychosomatic - used of illness or symptoms resulting from neurosis|
psychosomatic[ˈsaɪkəʊsəʊˈmætɪk] ADJ → psicosomático
psychosomatic[ˌsaɪkəʊsəʊˈmætɪk] adj → psychosomatique
psychosomatic[ˌsaɪkəʊsəʊˈmætɪk] adj → psicosomatico/a
a. psicosomático-a, rel. al cuerpo y a la mente;
___ symptom → síntoma ___.