Medical Dictionary


noun en·ceph·a·lop·a·thy \in-ˌsef-ə-ˈläp-ə-thē\
plural en·ceph·a·lop·a·thies

Medical Definition of ENCEPHALOPATHY

:  a disease of the brain; especially :  one involving alterations of brain structure
en·ceph·a·lo·path·ic \-lə-ˈpath-ik\ adjective
July 07, 2015
hoosegow Hear it
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears