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1. encephalopathy

noun. ['ɛnˌsɛfəˈlɔpəθi'] any disorder or disease of the brain.

Synonyms

  • epilepsy
  • acataphasia
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's
  • apraxia
  • Jakob-Creutzfeldt disease
  • paralysis agitans
  • Reye's syndrome
  • brain disease
  • neurological disease
  • cerebral palsy
  • agnosia
  • shaking palsy
  • aphasia
  • Parkinson's syndrome
  • logagraphia
  • spastic paralysis
  • CJD
  • agraphia
  • Parkinson's disease
  • nervous disorder
  • anorthography
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
  • neurological disorder
  • brain disorder

Etymology

  • -pathy (English)
  • πάθος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • encephalo- (English)
  • ἐγκέφαλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Encephalopathy

  • neuropathy

How do you pronounce encephalopathy?

Pronounce encephalopathy as ɛnˌsɛfəˈlɔpəθi.

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Sentences with encephalopathy


1. Noun, singular or mass
These fall under the term hypertensive encephalopathy, and the symptoms are numerous.

2. Adjective
Lactulose improves encephalopathy** by increasing the number of stools per day.

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