psy·cho·lin·guis·tics | \ˌsī-kō-liŋ-ˈgwi-stiks \

Definition of psycholinguistics 

: the study of the mental faculties involved in the perception, production, and acquisition of language

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psycholinguist \ˌsī-kō-ˈliŋ-gwist \ noun
psycholinguistic \ˌsī-kō-liŋ-ˈgwi-stik \ adjective

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1936, in the meaning defined above

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psy·cho·lin·guis·tics | \ˌsī-kō-liŋ-ˈgwis-tiks \

Medical Definition of psycholinguistics 

: the study of the mental faculties involved in the perception, production, and acquisition of language

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