psychogenic

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adjective psy·cho·gen·ic \-ˈje-nik\

Definition of psychogenic

  1. :  originating in the mind or in mental or emotional conflict

psychogenically

play \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

1915

First Known Use of psychogenic

1915


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psychogenic

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adjective psy·cho·gen·ic \-ˈjen-ik\

Medical Definition of psychogenic

  1. :  originating in the mind :  attributable to psychological or emotional factors a psychogenic movement disorder psychogenic impotence—compare somatogenic

psychogenically

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