Synonyms

1. brain-teaser

noun. a difficult problem.

Synonyms

  • problem
  • enigma
  • conundrum

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2. brain-stem

noun. the part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus.

Synonyms

  • bulb
  • pons
  • RF
  • pons Varolii
  • brainstem
  • neural structure
  • brain stem
  • encephalon
  • medulla
  • medulla oblongata
  • brain

Antonyms

  • stupidity

3. tumour

noun. an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose.

Synonyms

  • malignant tumor
  • brain tumour
  • teratoma
  • blastocytoma
  • skin tumor
  • plasmacytoma
  • meningioma
  • blastoma
  • granuloma
  • carcinoid
  • acanthoma
  • neurofibroma
  • adipose tumor
  • growth
  • metastatic tumor
  • neoplasm
  • tumor
  • pheochromocytoma
  • sand tumor
  • nonmalignant tumor
  • psammoma
  • brain tumor
  • neurilemoma
  • celioma
  • embryonal carcinosarcoma
  • malignant neoplasm
  • neuroma
  • benign tumor
  • nonmalignant tumour
  • phaeochromocytoma
  • lipoma
  • angioma
  • pinealoma
  • nonmalignant neoplasm

Antonyms

  • nondevelopment
  • palingenesis
  • narrowing
  • decrease

4. brain

noun. ['ˈbreɪn'] that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord.

Synonyms

  • neencephalon
  • forebrain
  • caput
  • communicating artery
  • rhombencephalon
  • head
  • systema nervosum centrale
  • arteria communicans
  • brain cell
  • CNS
  • midbrain
  • neural structure
  • brain stem
  • hindbrain
  • encephalon
  • circle of Willis
  • brain-stem
  • central nervous system
  • mesencephalon
  • prosencephalon
  • brainstem
  • neoencephalon

Antonyms

  • follower
  • natural depression
  • follow
  • rear

Etymology

  • brain (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brægen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. brain

noun. ['ˈbreɪn'] that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason.

Synonyms

  • psyche
  • tabula rasa
  • noddle
  • head
  • nous
  • unconscious mind
  • unconscious
  • knowledge
  • mind
  • cognition
  • ego
  • subconscious
  • subconscious mind

Antonyms

  • tail
  • foot
  • inability
  • ability

Etymology

  • brain (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brægen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. brain

noun. ['ˈbreɪn'] mental ability.

Synonyms

  • brainpower
  • mental capacity
  • learning ability
  • mentality
  • wit

Antonyms

  • conscious
  • voluntary
  • sensible
  • awake

Etymology

  • brain (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brægen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. brain

noun. ['ˈbreɪn'] someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality.

Synonyms

  • genius
  • intellectual
  • brainiac
  • intellect
  • prodigy
  • Einstein

Antonyms

  • disobey
  • humility
  • unconsciousness
  • uncreativeness

Etymology

  • brain (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brægen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. brain

verb. ['ˈbreɪn'] kill by smashing someone's skull.

Antonyms

  • uneducated

Etymology

  • brain (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brægen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. brain

noun. ['ˈbreɪn'] the brain of certain animals used as meat.

Synonyms

  • organs
  • calf's brain

Antonyms

  • neglect
  • forget
  • nonintellectual

Etymology

  • brain (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brægen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. brain

verb. ['ˈbreɪn'] hit on the head.

Antonyms

  • emotional

Etymology

  • brain (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brægen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word brain-tumour


1. Noun Phrase
Individuals with a history of cancer may have a poor prognosis due to the increased risk of the brain tumour recurrence after treatment.

2. Noun Phrase
Some brain tumours may be removed by surgery with little or no damage to the brain, but the final stages are often more advanced and may involve unreachable tumours.

3. Noun Phrase
Seventy-five per cent of these individuals do not experience a recurrence of the brain tumour.

4. Noun Phrase
Monitoring the benign brain tumour will determine if it shows signs of growth or if the individual begins to experience debilitating symptoms due to the brain tumour.

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