-phrenia


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

Origin of -phrenia

< New Latin < Greek phren- (stem of phrḗn) mind + -ia -ia
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Medicine definitions for -phrenia

-phrenia


suff.

Mental disorder:schizophrenia.
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