psychobiology


psy·cho·bi·ol·o·gy

noun \-bī-ˈä-lə-jē\

Definition of PSYCHOBIOLOGY

:  the study of mental functioning and behavior in relation to other biological processes
psy·cho·bi·o·log·i·cal \-ˌbī-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ also psy·cho·bi·o·log·ic \-jik\ adjective
psy·cho·bi·ol·o·gist \-bī-ˈä-lə-jist\ noun

Origin of PSYCHOBIOLOGY

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1902

psy·cho·bi·ol·o·gy

noun \-bī-ˈäl-ə-jē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural psy·cho·bi·ol·o·gies

Medical Definition of PSYCHOBIOLOGY

: the study of mental functioning and behavior in relation to other biological processes

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