-phrenia


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-phrenia

1. The diaphragm.
2. The mind.
[G. phrēn, the diaphragm, mind, heart (as seat of emotions]

-phrenia

suffix meaning a "disordered condition of mental activity": hebephrenia, ideophrenia, schizophrenia.

-phrenia

Suffix denoting (1) the diaphragm; (2) the mind.
[G. phrēn, the diaphragm, mind, heart (as seat of emotions)]

-phrenia

Combining form denoting the mind or the DIAPHRAGM.