psychobiology

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noun psy·cho·bi·ol·o·gy \-bī-ˈä-lə-jē\

Definition of psychobiology

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

psychobiological

play \-ˌbī-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ or less commonly

psychobiologic

play \-jik\ adjective

psychobiologist

play \-bī-ˈä-lə-jist\ noun

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psychobiology

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noun psy·cho·bi·ol·o·gy \-bī-ˈäl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of psychobiology

plural

psychobiologies

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


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