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phrenic

 [fren´ik]
1. pertaining to the diaphragm or to the mind.
3. mental (def. 1).
phrenic nerve a major branch of the cervical plexus, extending through the thorax to provide innervation of the diaphragm. Nerve impulses from the inspiratory center in the brain travel down it, causing contraction of the diaphragm, so that inhalation can occur.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

phren·ic

(fren'ik),
1. Synonym(s): diaphragmatic
2. Relating to the mind.
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phrenic

(frĕn′ĭk, frē′nĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the mind.
2. Anatomy Of or relating to the diaphragm: the phrenic nerve.
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phren·ic

(fren'ik)
1. Synonym(s): diaphragmatic.
2. Relating to the mind.
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phrenic

Pertaining to the mind or to the DIAPHRAGM.
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