phrenitis

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phrenitis

(frĭ-nī′tĭs)
n.
1. Inflammation of the diaphragm.
2. Encephalitis. No longer in scientific use.

phre·nit′ic (-nĭt′ĭk) adj.
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phrenitis

(frĕn-ī′tĭs) [Gr. phren-, mind, + -itis, inflammation]
An obsolete term for delirium.
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