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brain: that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
brain disorder: any disorder or disease of the brain
(en·ceph·a·lo·clas·tic) (en-sef?schwa]-lo-klasątik) [encephalo- + clastic] exhibiting the residues of a destructive lesion in the brain; see porencephaly.
(en·ceph·a·lo·cys·to·cele) (en-sef?schwa]-lo-sisąto-s[emacr]l) [encephalo- + cysto- + -cele 1 ] hydroencephalocele.
(en·ceph·a·lo·di·al·y·sis) (en-sef?schwa]-lo-di-al?schwa]-sis) [encephalo- + dialysis] encephalomalacia.
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avian encephalomyelitis:
a viral disease of chickens under six weeks old, caused by an enterovirus and marked by weakness of the legs followed by partial or complete paralysis of the legs, trembling of the head and neck, and degeneration of the neurons in the pons, medulla, and anterior horns of the spinal cord. Clinically, it resembles avian encephalomalacia and must be differentiated from that condition. Called also crazy chick disease and epidemic tremor.
basal encephalocele:
an encephalocele in the region of the base of the skull.
bovine spongiform encephalopathy:
a prion disease of adult cattle that is epizootic in Great Britain and Northern Ireland, characterized by apprehensive behavior, hyperesthesia, and ataxia. It is transmitted by feed containing protein in the form of meat and bone meal derived from infected animals. The etiologic agent is also the cause of new variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
boxer's encephalopathy:
boxer's traumatic encephalopathy, a syndrome due to cumulative head blows absorbed in the boxing ring, characterized by general slowing of mental function, occasional bouts of confusion, and scattered memory loss. It may progress to the more serious boxer's dementia. Called also traumatic e. Cf. postconcussional syndrome.
demyelinating encephalopathy:
any encephalopathy accompanied by demyelination; see Schilder's disease, under disease.
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