softening of the brain
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softening of the brainMicrobiology
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A nonspecific term for a localised softening of brain tissue, which is most commonly due to haemorrhage or infarction, but may also be due to primary or metastatic cancer, parasites, abscesses, and so on.
A non-medical term referring to a person who is perceived as having lost some amount of logical functioning, such as in cases of dementia.