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encephalomalacia

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noun en·ceph·a·lo·ma·la·cia \in-ˌsef-ə-lō-mə-ˈlā-sh(ē-)ə\

Medical Definition of encephalomalacia

  1. :  softening of the brain due to degenerative changes in nervous tissue (as in crazy chick disease)

encephalomalacic

\-mə-ˈlas-ik\play adjective



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