cerebropathy cer·e·brop·a·thy (sěr’ə-brŏp’ə-thē)
cerebrosclerosis cer·e·bro·scle·ro·sis (sěr’ə-brō-sklə-rō’sĭs) n. Hardening of the substance of the cerebral hemispheres.
any of a class of glycolipids, found in brain tissue and the medullary sheaths of nerves, that, upon hydrolysis, yield sphingosine, galactose or certain other sugars, and a fatty acid. Historical Examples noun (biochem) any glycolipid in which N-acyl sphingosine is combined with glucose or galactose: occurs in the myelin sheaths of nerves cerebroside cer·e·bro·side […]
cerclage cer·clage (sār-kläzh’, sər-) n. The use of an encircling wire loop or ring to bring together the ends of an obliquely fractured bone or the fragments of a broken patella. Also called tiring. The use of an encircling silicone band around the sclera of the eye to correct detachment of the retina. The placement […]
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act; also called “Superfund”