Phrenitis



[fri-nahy-tis] /frɪˈnaɪ tɪs/

noun, Pathology. (formerly)
1.
inflammation of the brain; encephalitis.
2.
delirium; frenzy.
/frɪˈnaɪtɪs/
noun (rare)
1.
another name for encephalitis
2.
a state of frenzy; delirium

phrenitis phre·ni·tis (frĭ-nī’tĭs)
n.

phre·nit’ic (-nĭt’ĭk) adj.

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