Relating to or characterized by hebephrenia.

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he·be·phre·nic -'fren-ikalso -'frēn-ik adj of, relating to, or affected with hebephrenia
hebephrenic n a person who is affected with hebephrenia

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he·be·phren·ic (he″bə-frenґik) pertaining to 1. hebephrenia (disorganized schizophrenia). 2. a person with disorganized schizophrenia.

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