1. The diaphragm. 2. The mind. See phreno-. [G. phren, the diaphragm, mind, heart (as seat of emotions]

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suffix denoting
a condition of the mind. Example: hebephrenia (schizophrenia affecting young adults).

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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