Definition of psychoma in US English:

psychoma

noun

historical
  • Haeckel's name for: the capacity to experience sensation or perception; the fact of possessing a mind or soul (as a property of a physical thing or substance).

Origin

Early 20th century. From German Psychoma, apparently from ancient Greek ψυχή + -ωμα.

Pronunciation

psychoma

/sʌɪˈkəʊmə/