a microscopic, parasitic roundworm that infests the brain of large hoofed animals, as deer.
brain-burned Mentally impaired from drug-taking Unable to efficiently function mentally because of tiredness: after a day of this, brain-fried
complete cessation of brain function as evidenced by absence of brain-wave activity on an electroencephalogram: sometimes used as a legal definition of death. Contemporary Examples No Fireworks on Al Jazeera America’s Plodding Debut Lloyd Grove August 20, 2013 Ariel Sharon’s Twilight Zone Lynn Sherr October 18, 2009 Five Lessons the Faltering Music Industry Could Learn […]
injury or harm, congenital or acquired, to the tissues of the brain resulting from inadequate oxygen supply, trauma, or other cause. Contemporary Examples Real Life Lazarus: When Patients Rise From the Dead Sandeep Jauhar August 20, 2014