- The nerve in your diaphragm that originates from the 3rd through 5th cervical nerves is an example of a phrenic nerve.
- When you are hyper and can't stop your mind from thinking about something, this is an example of phrenic activity.
The definition of phrenic is something related to the diaphragm or something related to mental activity.
- of the diaphragm
- of the mind; mental
Origin of phrenicsee phreno- and amp; -ic
- Of or relating to the mind.
- Anatomy Of or relating to the diaphragm: the phrenic nerve.
(comparative more phrenic, superlative most phrenic)
From New Latin phrenicus.