variant of phreno- before a vowel: phrenic. Unabridged
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phreno- or (before a vowel) phren-
combining form
1.  mind or brain: phrenology
2.  of or relating to the diaphragm: phrenic
[from Greek phrēn mind, diaphragm]
phren- or (before a vowel) phren-
combining form
[from Greek phrēn mind, diaphragm]

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phren- pref.
Variant of phreno-.

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