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cerebral hemorrhage

noun, Pathology
1.
hemorrhage from a blood vessel into the cerebrum, often followed by neurologic damage; a type of stroke.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75
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  • Too much against humanity will cause cerebral hemorrhage.
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  • The procedure is reversible and appears to be generally safe, although a few cases of fatal cerebral hemorrhage have occurred.
cerebral hemorrhage in Medicine

cerebral hemorrhage n.
Bleeding into the substance of the cerebrum, usually in the internal capsule. Also called encephalorrhagia, hematencephalon.

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