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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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94% cases whereas external brain herniation, CSF leak, hydrocephalus, expansion of contusion, subdural hygromas were found in 5.
Cerebral edema and a transtentorial brain herniation syndrome associated with pandemic swine influenza A (H1N1) virus infection.
Factors associated with brain herniation in the treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis.
The cause of death was cerebral edema with brain herniation due to acute hyponatremia (ISMP Canada, 2009).
Surgical evacuation of a supratentorial intracerebral hematoma is not usually recommended, although in certain selected patients with developing brain herniation or very high intracranial pressure, surgery may be helpful.
Surgical evacuation of a supratentorial intracerebral hematoma is not recommended in most circumstances, although in certain selected patients with developing brain herniation or very high intracranial pressure, surgery may be helpful.
On September 26, he had onset of cerebral edema and subsequent brain herniation.
Among those who were under age 60 years, immunocompetent, had no history of CNS disease, no history of seizures in the prior week, and were free of specific neurologic abnormalities, the CT scans were normal and there was no evidence of brain herniation following subsequent lumbar puncture.
Lumbar puncture may cause herniation in patients with intracranial pressure, because a sudden release of pressure can result in brain herniation.
She had suffered headaches since she was seven, but doctors only diagnosed her condition as a hind brain herniation in January after her mother, Mrs Liz Dunthorne, spotted the symptoms.
The large sized swellings may have significant brain herniation, abnormality of the underlying brain, microcephaly and ventriculomegaly.
Craniocerebral computed tomography (CT) scan indicated a large acute subdural hematoma located in the left fronto-temporo-parietal region, widespread subarachnoid hemorrhage and brain herniation [Figure 1]a-c.
However, respiratory and heart failure occurred due to brain herniation two days after the evacuation, leading to the death of the patient.