[fruh-net-ik] /frəˈnɛt ɪk/
distracted or frantic; frenzied
late 14c., from Old French frenetike, from Latin phreneticus “delirious,” alteration of Greek phrenitikos, from phrenitis “frenzy,” literally “inflammation of the brain,” from phren “mind, reason” (from PIE *gwhren- “to think”) + -itis. The classical ph- was restored mid-16c. Related: Frenetically.
frenetic fre·net·ic or phre·net·ic (frə-nět’ĭk)
Wildly excited or active; frantic; frenzied.
- Frenkel defect
/ˈfrɛnkəl/ noun 1. (physics) a crystal defect in which a lattice ion has moved to an interstitial position leaving a vacant lattice site
frenoplasty fre·no·plas·ty (frē’nə-plās’tē) n. Surgical correction of an abnormally attached frenum.
frenotomy fre·not·o·my (frə-nŏt’ə-mē) n. Incision of a frenum, especially of the frenulum of the tongue.
[fren-yuh-luh m] /ˈfrɛn yə ləm/ noun, plural frenula [fren-yuh-luh] /ˈfrɛn yə lə/ (Show IPA) 1. Anatomy, Zoology. a small . 2. Entomology. a strong spine or group of bristles on the hind wing of many butterflies and moths, projecting beneath the forewing and serving to hold the two wings together in flight. /ˈfrɛnjʊləm/ noun (pl) […]