complete cessation of brain function as evidenced by absence of brain-wave activity on an electroencephalogram: sometimes used as a legal definition of death.
irreversible cessation of respiration due to irreparable brain damage, even though the heart may continue beating with the aid of a mechanical ventilator: widely considered as the criterion of death
Permanent brain damage resulting in loss of brain function, manifested by cessation of breathing and other vital reflexes, unconsciousness with unresponsiveness to stimuli, absence of muscle activity, and a flat electroencephalogram for a predetermined length of time. Patients who are brain-dead may still exhibit normal function of the heart, lungs, and other vital organs if they are receiving artificial life support.
a loss of trained professional personnel to another company, nation, etc., that offers greater opportunity. noun (informal) the emigration of scientists, technologists, academics, etc, for better pay, equipment, or conditions The departure of educated or talented persons for better pay or jobs elsewhere, as in The repression of free speech in Germany triggered a brain […]
prolonged mental fatigue.
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