phrenic


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phren·ic

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

phrenic

(ˈfrɛnɪk)
adj
1. (Anatomy)
a. of or relating to the diaphragm
b. (as noun): the phrenic.
2. (Anatomy) obsolete of or relating to the mind
[C18: from New Latin phrenicus, from Greek phrēn mind, diaphragm]

phren•ic

(ˈfrɛn ɪk)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the diaphragm.
2. of or pertaining to the mind.
[1695–1705; < New Latin phrenicus. See -phrenia]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.phrenic - of or relating to the diaphragm; "phrenic nerve"
Translations

phrenic

[ˈfrenɪk] ADJ (Anat) → diafragmático

phrenic

adj frénico
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Jonzon has more than 25 years' experience of phrenic nerve stimulation in children with CCHS (congenital central hypoventilation syndrome) and other diseases causing hypoventilation.
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