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encephalomalacia

Definitions

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  • n. A localized softening of the brain substance, due to hemorrhage or inflammation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, softening of the brain.

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Examples

  • Moldy corn poisoning, also known as encephalomalacia or blind staggers, is associated with consumption of corn that has been contaminated with the fungus Fusarium moniliforme.

    TheHorse.com News

  • Once we figure out what's causing the encephalomalacia (brain softening; my new favorite term), we'll talk about that.

    Head Nurse

  • Cortical tissue was collected from thirteen patients with intractable epilepsy due to focal cortical dysplasia (6), encephalomalacia (5), Rasmussen's encephalitis (1) or mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (1).

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

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