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a branch of health science combining neurology and psychiatry.
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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.
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neuropsychiatry(no͝or′ō-sĭ-kī′ə-trē, -sī-, nyo͝or′-)
The medical study of disorders with both neurological and psychiatric features.
neu′ro·psy′chi·at′ric (-sī′kē-ăt′rĭk) adj.
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neuropsychiatryNeural science The discipline dedicated to understanding the neurobiologic basis of behavior and behavioral development, encompassing neurology, psychiatry, psychology, neurogenetics
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The specialty dealing with both organic and psychic disorders of the nervous system.
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neuropsychiatryThe 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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