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brain damage

n.
Injury to the brain that is caused by various conditions, such as head trauma, inadequate oxygen supply, infection, or intracranial hemorrhage, and that may be associated with a behavioral or functional abnormality.

brain′-dam′aged (-dăm′ĭjd) adj.

brain-damaged

adj
(Medicine) suffering from brain damage
Translations

brain-damaged

[ˈbreɪnˌdæmɪdʒd] ADJ he was brain-damaged by meningitissufrió lesiones cerebrales por la meningitis
the child was brain-damaged for lifeel niño quedó con lesiones medulares de por vida
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The players at Crosland Moor WMC played dozens of games in the sponsored event and hope to raise about PS1,500 for a charity helping brain-damaged children.
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ITEM: The Associated Press reported on the Terri Schiavo case on March 21, prior to her death: "About seven in 10 Americans say Congress inappropriately intervened in the case of a brain-damaged woman whose relatives disagree over whether she should be allowed to die, according to a new poll.
With a legal and political battle raging outside her hospice room, US doctors removed Terri Schiavo's feeding tube yesterday after a judge rebuffed an unprecedented attempt by Congress to keep the brain-damaged woman alive.
KEEPING a premature and severely brain-damaged baby alive on a ventilator would be 'pointless and possibly inhumane', a High Court hearing was told yesterday.
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