phreno-

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phreno-

or phren-
pref.
1. Mind: phrenology.
2. Diaphragm: phrenic.

[Greek, from phrēn, phren-, diaphragm, midriff, heart, mind; see gwhren- in Indo-European roots.]

phreno-

or before a vowel

phren-

combining form
1. mind or brain: phrenology.
2. (Anatomy) of or relating to the diaphragm: phrenic.
[from Greek phrēn mind, diaphragm]