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encephalosis

[ en-sef-uh-loh-sis ]
/ ɛnˌsɛf əˈloʊ sɪs /
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noun Pathology.

organic disease of the brain.

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Origin of encephalosis

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Medical definitions for encephalosis

encephalosis
[ ĕn-sĕf′ə-lōsĭs ]

n.

Any of various organic diseases of the brain.cerebrosis
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