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encephalosis

 [en″sef-ah-lo´sis]
any organic brain disease.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

en·ceph·a·lop·a·thy

(en-sef'ă-lop'ă-thē),
Any disorder of the brain.
[encephalo- + G. pathos, suffering]
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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]
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Development of a real time polymerase chain reaction assay for equine encephalosis virus.
Isolation and phylogenetic grouping of equine encephalosis virus in Israel.
Specimens had been screened as appropriate for poisons and specific pathogens, including rabies, equine herpes virus, African horse sickness virus, and equine encephalosis virus (4,5).
Most cases were identified in the autumn and winter months, which overlap with African horse sickeness, equine encephalosis, and West Nile virus outbreaks in South Africa (5,15), which have similar clinical signs.
From October 2008 through January 2009, a febrile horse disease that was diagnosed as equine encephalosis was observed in dozens of stables across Israel (7).