Definición de encephalopathy en inglés:


Saltos de línea: en|ceph¦al|op¦athy
Pronunciación: /ɛnˌsɛfəˈlɒpəθi
, -ˌkɛf-/

sustantivo (plural encephalopathies)

  • A disease in which the functioning of the brain is affected by some agent or condition (such as viral infection or toxins in the blood): a picture of how these encephalopathies are transmitted [mass noun]: patients with encephalopathy
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    • Both mad-cow and mad-deer disease are transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, in which brain proteins called prions deform, forcing other brain cells to degenerate along with them.
    • Prions are special proteins believed to be the infectious agents responsible for transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, a group of rare, fatal disorders that slowly destroy the brain and nervous system.
    • Hepatic encephalopathy occurs in patients with portal hypertension and cirrhosis.

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