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organic brain syndrome

noun

Definition of ORGANIC BRAIN SYNDROME

:  an acute or chronic mental dysfunction (as Alzheimer's disease) resulting chiefly from physical changes in brain structure and characterized especially by impaired cognition

First Known Use of ORGANIC BRAIN SYNDROME

1966

organic brain syndrome

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ORGANIC BRAIN SYNDROME

:  any acute or chronic mental dysfunction (as delirium or senile dementia) resulting chiefly from physical changes in brain structure and characterized especially by impaired cognition—called also organic brain disorder, organic mental syndrome

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