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encephalomalacia

Pronunciation: en-sef'a-lo-ma-la'she-a

Definition: Abnormal softness of the cerebral parenchyma often due to ischemia or infarction.

Synonym(s): cerebromalacia

[encephalo- + G. malakia, softness]

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