psychoneuroimmunology

noun
psy·​cho·​neu·​ro·​im·​mu·​nol·​o·​gy | \ ˌsī-kō-ˌn(y)u̇r-ō-ˌim-yə-ˈnä-lə-jē How to pronounce psychoneuroimmunology (audio) \

Definition of psychoneuroimmunology

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

First Known Use of psychoneuroimmunology

1980, in the meaning defined above

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“Psychoneuroimmunology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/psychoneuroimmunology. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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psychoneuroimmunology

noun
psy·​cho·​neu·​ro·​im·​mu·​nol·​o·​gy | \ -ə-jē How to pronounce psychoneuroimmunology (audio) \
plural psychoneuroimmunologies

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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