psychopharmacology etymology

English word psychopharmacology comes from English pharmacology, English psycho-

Detailed word origin of psychopharmacology

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pharmacology English (eng) (medicine) The properties and reactions of drugs especially with relation to their therapeutic value.. (medicine) The science of drugs including their origin, composition, pharmacokinetics, therapeutic use, and toxicology.
psycho- English (eng) Forms terms relating to the soul, the mind, or to psychology.
psychopharmacology English (eng) (pharmacology) The branch of pharmacology which pertains to the psychoactive aspects of drugs.

Words with the same origin as psychopharmacology

Descendants of pharmacology
pharmacological pharmacologist psychopharmacologic
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