-phrenia


a combining form used in the names of mental disorders: schizophrenia.

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Origin of -phrenia

< New Latin < Greek phren- (stem of phrḗn) mind + -ia -ia

Words nearby -phrenia

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Medical definitions for -phrenia

-phrenia

suff.

Mental disorder:schizophrenia.
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