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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
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British Dictionary definitions for phreno-

phreno-

before a vowel phren-


combining form

mind or brainphrenology
of or relating to the diaphragmphrenic
from Greek phrēn mind, diaphragm
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Medical definitions for phreno-

phreno-

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Mind:phrenoplegia.
Diaphragm:phrenogastric.
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