|See also BSE any degenerative disease of the brain, often associated with toxic conditions|
|opposition to the withdrawal of state support or recognition from an established church, esp. the Anglican Church in 19th-century England.|
|an obscure term ostensibly referring to a lung disease caused by silica dust, sometimes cited as one of the longest words in the English language.|
encephalopathy en·ceph·a·lop·a·thy (ěn-sěf'ə-lŏp'ə-thē)
Any of various diseases of the brain. Also called cephalopathy, cerebropathy.
|encephalopathy (ěn-sěf'ə-lŏp'ə-thē) Pronunciation Key
Degeneration of brain function, caused by any of various acquired disorders, including metabolic disease, organ failure, inflammation, and chronic infection.