Definition of Phrenitis in English :

Define Phrenitis in English

Phrenitis meaning in English

Meaning of Phrenitis in English

Pronunciation of Phrenitis in English

Phrenitis pronunciation in English

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1. cephalitis, encephalitis, phrenitis

inflammation of the brain usually caused by a virus; symptoms include headache and neck pain and drowsiness and nausea and fever (phrenitis' is no longer in scientific use)

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see synonyms of phrenitis
noun rare
1.  another name for encephalitis
a state of frenzy; delirium

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see synonyms of phrenitis
1. Inflammation of the diaphragm.
2. Encephalitis. No longer in scientific use.

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