Definition of phyloanalysis in US English:

phyloanalysis

noun

Psychology
historical
  • A form of group analysis developed by American psychoanalyst Trigant Burrow (1875–1950), intended to discover and resolve neurosis arising from the posited tension between the responses of the human species conceived as an organismic whole and the behaviour arising from the use of language and symbol by the self-aware individual in the context of human society.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Thomas Burrow (1909–1986), orientalist. From phylo- + analysis.

Pronunciation

phyloanalysis

/ˌfʌɪləʊəˈnalɪsɪs/