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Medical Term:

psychology

Pronunciation: si-kol'o-je

Definition: The profession (clinical psychology), scholarly discipline (academic psychology), and science (research psychology) concerned with the behavior of humans and animals, and related mental and physiologic processes.

[psycho- + G. logos, study]

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