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brain Inglés Británico & Universal

An organ of soft nervous tissue contained in the skull of vertebrates, functioning as the coordinating centre of sensation and intellectual and nervous activity

Brain, Dennis Inglés Británico & Universal

(1921–57), English French-horn player. His mastery of the instrument’s entire range inspired many composers, including Benjamin Britten and Paul Hindemith, to write works for him

pick someone's brains Inglés Británico & Universal

Obtain information by questioning someone who is better informed about a subject than oneself

rack one's brains Inglés Británico & Universal

Make a great effort to think of or remember something

brain candy Inglés Británico & Universal

Popular entertainment that is not intellectually stimulating

brain cell Inglés Británico & Universal

A cell in the tissue of the brain

brain coral Inglés Británico & Universal

A compact coral with a convoluted surface resembling that of the brain

brain cramp Inglés Británico & Universal

A moment in which one fails to think clearly or act sensibly

brain-dead Inglés Británico & Universal

Having suffered brain death

brain death Inglés Británico & Universal

Irreversible brain damage causing the end of independent respiration, regarded as indicative of death

brain drain Inglés Británico & Universal

The emigration of highly trained or qualified people from a particular country

brain fart Inglés Británico & Universal

A temporary mental lapse

brain fever Inglés Británico & Universal

Inflammation of the brain

brain food Inglés Británico & Universal

Food believed to be beneficial to the brain, especially in increasing intellectual capabilities

right brain Inglés Británico & Universal

The right-hand side of the human brain, which is believed to be associated with creative thought and the emotions

split-brain Inglés Británico & Universal

Having the corpus callosum severed or absent, so as to eliminate the main connection between the two hemispheres of the brain

left brain Inglés Británico & Universal

The left-hand side of the human brain, which is believed to be associated with linear and analytical thought

brain damage Inglés Británico & Universal

Injury to the brain that impairs its functions, especially permanently

brain fungus Inglés Británico & Universal

A soft yellow gelatinous fungus with a lobed and folded surface, living on dead wood in both Eurasia and North America

brain-teaser Inglés Británico & Universal

A problem or puzzle, typically one designed to be solved for amusement

feather-brain Inglés Británico & Universal

A silly or absent-minded person

pick someone's brains in pick1 Inglés Británico & Universal

Obtain information by questioning someone who is better informed about a subject than oneself

rack one's brains in rack1 Inglés Británico & Universal

Make a great effort to think of or remember something

brain fingerprinting Inglés Británico & Universal

The recording and analysis of an individual’s neurological responses to images and words flashed on a screen, especially to determine if the person is telling the truth

cudgel one's brain Inglés Británico & Universal

Think hard about a problem

blood–brain barrier Inglés Británico & Universal

A semipermeable membrane separating the blood from the cerebrospinal fluid, and constituting a barrier to the passage of cells, particles, and large molecules

deep brain stimulation Inglés Británico & Universal

A nonsurgical treatment to reduce tremor and to block involuntary movements in patients with motion disorders. Small electric shocks are delivered to the thalamus (especially in the treatment of multiple sclerosis) or the globus pallidus (especially in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease), rendering these parts of the brain inactive without surgically destroying them

softening of the brain Inglés Británico & Universal

Mental deterioration, especially senile dementia, supposedly resulting from degeneration of the brain tissue

brainbox Inglés Británico & Universal

A very clever person

brainpan Inglés Británico & Universal

A person’s skull

midbrain Inglés Británico & Universal

A small central part of the brainstem, developing from the middle of the primitive or embryonic brain

brainstem Inglés Británico & Universal

The central trunk of the mammalian brain, consisting of the medulla oblongata, pons, and midbrain, and continuing downwards to form the spinal cord

brainwave Inglés Británico & Universal

A sudden clever idea

brainwork Inglés Británico & Universal

Mental activity; thought

birdbrain Inglés Británico & Universal

A silly or stupid person

hindbrain Inglés Británico & Universal

The lower part of the brainstem, comprising the cerebellum, pons, and medulla oblongata

yellow brain fungus in brain fungus Inglés Británico & Universal

A soft yellow gelatinous fungus with a lobed and folded surface, living on dead wood in both Eurasia and North America

brainpower Inglés Británico & Universal

Mental ability; intelligence

brain trust in brains trust Inglés Británico & Universal

A group of experts appointed to advise a government or politician

brain-twister in brain-teaser Inglés Británico & Universal

A problem or puzzle, typically one designed to be solved for amusement

brain Tesauro Inglés

the disease attacks certain cells in the brain


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