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psycho-

, psych-psyche- Do not confuse this combining form with psychro-. Although p in the diphthong ps is normally silent only at the beginning of a word, by long tradition the p usually remains silent even within a word when it occurs in the combining form psych-, as in antipsychotic and neuropsychiatric.
The mind; mental; psychological.
[G. psychē, soul, mind]

psycho-, psych-

prefix meaning "the mind": psychoauditory, psychodynamics, psychedelic.

psycho-

, psych- , psyche-
Combining forms denoting the mind; mental; psychological.
[G. psychē, soul, mind]

psycho-

Do not confuse this combining form with psychro-. Although p in the diphthong ps is normally silent only at the beginning of a word, by long tradition the p usually remains silent even within a word when it occurs in the combining form psych-, as in antipsychotic and neuropsychiatric.
The mind; mental; psychological.
[G. psychē, soul, mind]