cephalopathy


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cephalopathy

 [sef″ah-lop´ah-the]
any disease of the head.

cephalopathy

/ceph·a·lop·a·thy/ (sef″ah-lop´ah-the) any disease of the head.

cephalopathy

(1) Encephalopathy. 
(2) A nonspecific term for any disease of the brain.

Cephalopathy is not used in the working medical parlance.

en·ceph·a·lop·a·thy

(en-sefă-lopă-thē)
1. Any disorder of the brain.
2. A disorder of the brain parenchyma, as distinct from a disorder of the meninges.
Synonym(s): cephalopathy, cerebropathy, encephalosis.
[encephalo- + G. pathos, suffering, disease]

cephalopathy

any disease of the head.