Definition of psychoneuroimmunology in English:

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psychoneuroimmunology

Pronunciation: /ˌsīkōˌn(y)o͝orōˌimyəˈnäləjē/

noun

Medicine
The study of the effect of the mind on health and resistance to disease.
Example sentences
  • The centre offers nutritional therapy, psychoneuroimmunology (mind/body medicine), healing, massage, creative therapy, relaxation, visualisation and meditation.
  • Early activated genes are of special interest because they mediate some of relationships between mind and body in psychoneuroimmunology.
  • The fields of psycho-oncology and psychoneuroimmunology have established that cancer is a disease influenced by biological, psychological, and environmental factors.

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Syllabification: psy·cho·neu·ro·im·mu·nol·o·gy

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