psychopharmacologic etymology

English word psychopharmacologic comes from English -ic, English psychopharmacology

Detailed word origin of psychopharmacologic

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-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
psychopharmacology English (eng) (pharmacology) The branch of pharmacology which pertains to the psychoactive aspects of drugs.
psychopharmacologic English (eng) Of or pertaining to the interaction of drugs with the mind. Of, pertaining to, or making use of psychopharmacology.

Words with the same origin as psychopharmacologic

Descendants of -ic
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