Definition of psychopetal in English:

psychopetal

Pronunciation /ˌsʌɪkə(ʊ)ˈpiːtl/ /sʌɪˈkɒpɪtl/

adjective

rare
  • Designating neurophysiological processes that originate peripherally and proceed centrally (to the spinal cord and brain); homing in on the mind.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Philosophical Review. After German psychopetal.