Definition of -phrenia

: disordered condition of mental functions hebephrenia

History and Etymology for -phrenia

New Latin, from Greek phren-, phrēn diaphragm, mind

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“-phrenia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-phrenia. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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