bradyphrenia

noun
bra·​dy·​phre·​nia | \ -ˈfrē-nē-ə How to pronounce bradyphrenia (audio) \

Medical Definition of bradyphrenia

: slowness of mental processes : slowed cognitive functioning Finally, her recent imbalance, bradyphrenia, inattention, confusion, depression, and hyperreflexia suggest a … diffuse pattern of dysfunction, which would suggest participation of nearly every component of the CNS.— Misha L. Pless et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, 25 Mar. 2010

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“Bradyphrenia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bradyphrenia. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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