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Medical Term:

orthopsychiatry

Pronunciation: or'tho-si-ki'a-tre

Definition: A cross-disciplinary science combining child psychiatry, developmental psychology, pediatrics, and family care devoted to the discovery, prevention, and treatment of mental and psychological disorders in children and adolescents.

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