phren

noun
\ ˈfren, ˈfrēn \
plural phrenes\ ˈfrē(ˌ)nēz \

Definition of phren

 (Entry 1 of 2)

variants: or phreni- or phreno-

Definition of phren- (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : mind phrenology
2a : diaphragm phrenic
b : diaphragmatic and phrenocardiac
3 : phrenic nerve phreniclasia

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History and Etymology for phren

Noun

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

Combining form

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

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“Phren.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phren. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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