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Meaning of ENCEPHALOPATHY

Pronunciation:  en`sefu'l√Ęputhee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  any disorder or disease of the brain
 

ENCEPHALOPATHY is a 14 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: brain disease, brain disorder
 
 See Also: acataphasia, agnosia, agraphia, anorthography, aphasia, apraxia, cerebral palsy, CJD, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, epilepsy, Jakob-Creutzfeldt disease, logagraphia, nervous disorder, neurological disease, neurological disorder, paralysis agitans, Parkinsonism, Parkinson's, Parkinson's disease, Parkinson's syndrome, shaking palsy, spastic paralysis, Wernicke's encephalopathy

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\En*ceph`a*lop"a*thy\, n. [Gr. ? the brain + ?,
?, to suffer.] (Med.)
Any disease or symptoms of disease referable to disorders of
the brain; as, lead encephalopathy, the cerebral symptoms
attending chronic lead poisoning.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: A disorder of the brain that can be caused by disease, injury, drugs, or chemicals.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Any disease of the brain.
 

 

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