encephalomalacia


en·ceph·a·lo·ma·la·cia

noun \in-ˌsef-ə-lō-mə-ˈlā-sh(ē-)ə\

Definition of ENCEPHALOMALACIA

: softening of the brain due to degenerative changes in nervous tissue (as in crazy chick disease)
en·ceph·a·lo·ma·lac·ic \-mə-ˈlas-ik\ adjective

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