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Synonyms for brain

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the seat of the faculty of intelligence and reason

the faculty of thinking, reasoning, and acquiring and applying knowledge

a person of great mental ability

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someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality

the brain of certain animals used as meat

hit on the head

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kill by smashing someone's skull

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In Sunday's Alan Shearer TV documentary on football and dementia, he admitted he did not know how many PFA members were suffering from brain disease.
It is thought that cures and treatments developed on Tyneside to boost survival rates of sufferers could also help improve the lives of thousands of youngsters suffering from brain diseases.
He said: "I'm a doctor researching and treating brain diseases in children, particularly the rehabilitation of children who have had brain injuries such as strokes, brain ries such as strokes, brain tumours, infections or accidents.
They also lived longer than untreated animals with the same brain disease.
Alzheimer's disease is a brain disease that leads to the destruction of memory and other important functions of the brain, including thinking, communication and behaviour.
The barrier has also been a persistent roadblock to treating brain disease with drugs.
Written with obvious passion for music and the mind, this novel will resonate with readers who have experience watching a loved one suffer the decline brought on by brain disease.
23 September 2010 - Danish pharmaceutical company H Lundbeck AS (CPH: LUN) announced yesterday it is implementing a new research and development (R&D) strategy in order to launch new drugs mainly for the treatment of brain diseases.
EATING celery could help people with brain diseases such as Alzheimer's and CJD, research claims.
RESEARCHERS at Warwick University have made a breakthrough in understanding the causes of some devastating brain diseases.
2% do not know that the visual field examination is effective in diagnosing not only eye and optic nerve diseases but also brain diseases such as pituitary tumor.
I say "ostensibly" because the contributors to Szasz Under Fire generally seem to believe that schizophrenia and a few other disorders that psychiatrists diagnose are in fact brain diseases, which would mean they are not "mental illnesses," any more than a brain tumor or Huntington's disease is.
Prion diseases, also known as transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, are rapidly progressive, uniformly fatal brain diseases that can infect humans and animals, including cattle, sheep, goats, mink, deer, elk, cats, and zoo ungulates.
He hopes his studies will eventually help treat brain diseases.
As the mother of a 14-year-old who survived major surgery to remove a tumor from her brain stem, Susan Milliken-Gill knows plenty about the devastation brain diseases can cause.