Phrenitis

Inflammation of the brain

Phrenitis

an inflammation of the brain
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Phrenitis

Phre·ni'tis noun [ Latin , from Greek ..., from ..., ....] 1. (Medicine) Inflammation of the brain, or of the meninges of the brain, attended with acute fever and delirium; -- called also cephalitis . 2. See Frenzy .
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phrenitis

(frә-ni´tis) inflammation of the diaphragm; called also diaphragmitis.
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Phrenitis

• (n.) Inflammation of the brain, or of the meninges of the brain, attended with acute fever and delirium; -- called also cephalitis. • (n.) See Frenzy.
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phrenitis

phrenitis 1. Inflammation of the brain or of its membranes, attended with delirium and fever; brain fever. 2. In Hippocrates’ classification, acute mental disease with fever. The other classes were mania (acute mental disease without fever); melancholia (chronic mental disturbances of various kinds, not limited to mood disorders); epilepsy (ap...
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Phrenitis

The term phrenitis was employed in ancient Greece by Hippocrates and his followers. It refers to acute inflammation of mind and body, not in a theoretical but in a descriptive sense. Its presumed seat was never anatomically or conceptually well determined. The diagnosis was used during the Middle Ages: a mental confusion or continuous delirium wit...
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