a combining form meaning “mind,” “diaphragm,” used in the formation of compound words: phrenology.
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Also especially before a vowel, phren-.
Origin of phreno-
< Greek phreno-, combining form representing phrḗn mind, diaphragm
Words nearby phreno-
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British Dictionary definitions for phreno-
before a vowel phren-
mind or brainphrenology
of or relating to the diaphragmphrenic
Word Origin for phreno-
from Greek phrēn mind, diaphragm
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Medical definitions for phreno-
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