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English definition of “encephalopathy”


noun [C or U] uk   /ˌen.kef.əˈlɒp.ə.θi/ us    /enˌsef.əˈlɑp.ə.θi/ specialized
inflammation affecting the surface of the brain that may be caused by infection or poisonous substancesThe brain and nervous system
(Definition of encephalopathy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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