- 1 (organ) cerebro (masculine) the human brain el cerebro humanoMore example sentences
- This occurs as a result of damage to soft brain tissue when the brain rattles against the skull.
- It is a precious tissue like the nervous tissue of the brain, spinal cord and heart muscle, as it cannot heal like the other tissues.
- Stem cells are harvested from bone marrow, umbilical cords, the brain and spinal cord and other tissues.
- 2 (intellect) she's got a good brain es muy inteligente his brain is still as agile as ever la cabeza le sigue funcionando perfectamente to be bored out of one's brain (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] estar* aburrido como una ostra [colloquial/familiar] to have sth on the brain [colloquial/familiar] tener* algo metido en la cabeza she's got that boy on the brain tiene a ese chico metido en la cabeza, tiene el seso sorbido por ese chico [colloquial/familiar]
- 3 (clever person) cerebro (masculine) the best brains in the country los mejores cerebros del país (before noun/delante del nombre) the brain drain la fuga de cerebros see also brainsMore example sentences
- Could this be the big mo for Ben, Mena and Anil, the brains and the energy behind Typepad and Movable Type?
- It's time to ask Tommy Champion, the brains and energy behind this event some questions.
- Ansett liberated them from the old firm and set them up in KordaMentha (putting the brains of the outfit up front there).
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