psycholytic etymology

English word psycholytic comes from English -lytic, English psycho-

Detailed word origin of psycholytic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-lytic English (eng) Used in adjectives relating to nouns with the suffix -lysis.
psycho- English (eng) Forms terms relating to the soul, the mind, or to psychology.
psycholytic English (eng) Of or relating to a kind of therapy involving low to medium doses of psychedelic drugs, mainly used to treat patients with neurotic and psychosomatic disorders.

Words with the same origin as psycholytic

Descendants of -lytic
adipolytic adrenolytic amidolytic biolytic cerumenolytic erythrolytic exolytic gelatinolytic glycogenolytic glycogenolytically glycolytic haemolytic homolytic karyolytic keratinolytic ligninolytic oncolytic photolytic photolytically saccharolytic thiolytic thrombolytic urealytic zymolytic
Descendants of psycho-
psychoactive psychoanalyst psychoanalytic psychoanalyze psychobabble psychobiotic psychocutaneous psychodrama psychogalvanometry psychogenic psychogeography psychokinesis psychokinetic psychometry psychon psychonic psychopath psychosemantic psychosexual psychosis psychosomatic psychosynthetic psychotherapy psychothriller psychotypological