psychoneuroimmunology


psy·cho·neu·ro·im·mu·nol·o·gy

noun \ˌsī-kō-ˌn(y)r-ō-ˌim-yə-ˈnä-lə-jē\

Definition of PSYCHONEUROIMMUNOLOGY

:  a branch of medicine that deals with the influence of emotional states (as stress) and nervous system activities on immune function especially in relation to the onset and progression of disease

First Known Use of PSYCHONEUROIMMUNOLOGY

1982

psy·cho·neu·ro·im·mu·nol·o·gy

noun \-ə-jē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural psy·cho·neu·ro·im·mu·nol·o·gies

Medical Definition of PSYCHONEUROIMMUNOLOGY

: a field of medicine that deals with the influence of emotional states (as stress) and nervous system activity on immune function especially in relation to their effect on the onset and progression of disease

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