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neuropsychiatry

 [noor″o-si-ki´ah-tre]
a branch of health science combining neurology and psychiatry.

neu·ro·psy·chi·a·try

(nū'rō-sī-kī'ă-trē), Although the p in the diphthong ps is normally silent only at the beginning of a word, by long tradition the p of words based on psyche is also silent even when it occurs within a word.
The medical specialty dealing with both organic and psychic disorders of the nervous system; earlier term for psychiatry.

neuropsychiatry

/neu·ro·psy·chi·a·try/ (noor″o-si-ki´ah-tre) the combined specialties of neurology and psychiatry.

neuropsychiatry

(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

[-sīkī′ətrē]
a branch of medicine that deals with problems of psychiatry as it relates to the neurological function.

neuropsychiatry

Neural science The discipline dedicated to understanding the neurobiologic basis of behavior and behavioral development, encompassing neurology, psychiatry, psychology, neurogenetics

neu·ro·psy·chi·a·try

(nūr'ō-sī-kī'ă-trē)
The specialty dealing with both organic and psychic disorders of the nervous system.

neuropsychiatry

The branch of medicine concerned with the effects on mind and behaviour of organic disorders of the nervous system. Neuropsychiatrists must be well versed in two formerly quite distinct disciplines-neurology and psychiatry.
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