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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.
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brain-damaged

adj
(Medicine) suffering from brain damage
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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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