[sahy-koh-troh-pik] /ˌsaɪ koʊˈtroʊ pɪk/
affecting mental activity, behavior, or perception, as a mood-altering drug.
a psychotropic drug, as a tranquilizer, sedative, or antidepressant.
another word for psychoactive
psychotropic psy·cho·tro·pic (sī’kə-trō’pĭk, -trŏp’ĭk)
Having an altering effect on perception or behavior. Used especially of a drug. n.
A psychotropic drug or other agent.
noun, Informal. 1. an act or instance of psyching out. verb (used with object), Informal. 1. to intimidate or frighten psychologically, or make nervous (often followed by out): to psych out the competition. 2. to prepare psychologically to be in the right frame of mind or to give one’s best (often followed by up): to […]
1. a combining form meaning “cold,” used in the formation of compound words: psychrometer. combining form 1. cold: psychrometer psychro- pref. Cold: psychrophilic.
psychroalgia psy·chro·al·gi·a (sī’krō-āl’jē-ə, -jə) n. A painful sensation of cold.
[sahy-krom-i-ter] /saɪˈkrɒm ɪ tər/ noun 1. an instrument for determining atmospheric humidity by the reading of two thermometers, the bulb of one being kept moist and ventilated. psychrometer /saɪˈkrɒmɪtə/ noun 1. a type of hygrometer consisting of two thermometers, one of which has a dry bulb and the other a bulb that is kept moist […]
noun 1. a chart for calculating values of relative humidity, absolute humidity, and dew point from psychrometer readings.