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psy′cho·phys′i·o·log′ic (-ə-lŏj′ĭk), psy′cho·phys′i·o·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
psy′cho·phys′i·ol′o·gist n.
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(Psychology) the branch of psychology concerned with the physiological basis of mental processes
psychophysiological adj
ˌpsychoˌphysiˈologist n
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(ˌsaɪ koʊˌfɪz iˈɒl ə dʒi)

the branch of physiology that deals with the interrelation of mental and physical phenomena.
psy`cho•phys`i•o•log′i•cal (-əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) psy`cho•phys`i•o•log′ic, adj.
psy`cho•phys`i•ol′o•gist, n.
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Noun1.psychophysiology - the branch of psychology that is concerned with the physiological bases of psychological processes
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
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He distinguished five theories: the mechanical displacement theory, the neuromuscular theory, the psychophysiologic theory, the muscle theory, and the psychological theory.
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