hypophrenia

noun

hy·​po·​phre·​nia
variants or hypophrenosis
"+frəˈnōsə̇s
plural hypophrenias
-əz
or hypophrenoses
-ōˌsēz
hypophrenic
¦⸗⸗¦frenik also -rēn-
adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from hypo- + -phrenia or -phrenosis (from Greek phren-, phrēn mind, heart + New Latin -osis)

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“Hypophrenia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypophrenia. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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