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phrenocardia

Pronunciation: fren'o-kar'de-a

Definition: Precordial pain and dyspnea of psychogenic origin, often a symptom of anxiety neurosis.

See: cardiac neurosis

Synonym(s): cardiophrenia

[phreno- + G. kardia, heart]

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