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Meaning of "encephalopathy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ENCEPHALOPATHY

encephalopathy  [ɛnˌsɛfəˈlɒpəθɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ENCEPHALOPATHY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Encephalopathy is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ENCEPHALOPATHY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Encephalopathy

Encephalopathy /ɛnˌsɛfəˈlɒpəθi/ means disorder or disease of the brain. In modern usage, encephalopathy does not refer to a single disease, but rather to a syndrome of global brain dysfunction; this syndrome can have many different organic and inorganic causes.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ENCEPHALOPATHY


adenopathy
ˌædɪˈnɒpəθɪ
allelopathy
ˌælɪˈlɒpəθɪ
allopathy
əˈlɒpəθɪ
arthropathy
ɑːˈθrɒpəθɪ
cardiomyopathy
ˌkɑːdɪəʊmaɪˈɒpəθɪ
cardiopathy
ˌkɑːdɪˈɒpəθɪ
endocrinopathy
ˌɛndəʊkrɪˈnɒpəθɪ
enteropathy
ˌentəˈrɒpəθɪ
homeopathy
ˌhəʊmɪˈɒpəθɪ
homoeopathy
ˌhəʊmɪˈɒpəθɪ
lymphadenopathy
lɪmˌfædɪˈnɒpəθɪ
myelopathy
ˌmaɪəˈlɒpəθɪ
myopathy
maɪˈɒpəθɪ
naturopathy
ˌneɪtʃəˈrɒpəθɪ
nephropathy
nɛfˈrɒpəθɪ
neuropathy
njʊˈrɒpəθɪ
osteopathy
ˌɒstɪˈɒpəθɪ
psychopathy
saɪˈkɒpəθɪ
retinopathy
ˌrɛtɪˈnɒpəθɪ
sociopathy
ˌsəʊsɪˈɒpəθɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ENCEPHALOPATHY

encephaline
encephalitic
encephalitis
encephalitis lethargica
encephalitogen
encephalocele
encephalogram
encephalograph
encephalographic
encephalographically
encephalography
encephaloid
encephaloma
encephalomata
encephalomyelitic
encephalomyelitis
encephalon
encephalopathic
encephalotomy
encephalous

WORDS THAT END LIKE ENCEPHALOPATHY

anthropopathy
antipathy
apathy
bovine spongiform encephalopathy
cranial osteopathy
dyspathy
empathy
enantiopathy
haemoglobinopathy
hemoglobinopathy
idiopathy
kinesipathy
myalgic encephalopathy
myocardiopathy
naprapathy
protopathy
swathy
sympathy
tea and sympathy
telepathy
transmissible spongiform encephalopathy

Synonyms and antonyms of encephalopathy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «encephalopathy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ENCEPHALOPATHY

Find out the translation of encephalopathy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of encephalopathy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «encephalopathy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

脑病
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

encefalopatía
570 millions of speakers

English

encephalopathy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मस्तिष्क विकृति
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اعتلال الدماغ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

энцефалопатия
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

encefalopatia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

এঞ্চেফালপাথ্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

encéphalopathie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Encephalopathy
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Enzephalopathie
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

脳症
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

뇌 질환
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Encephalopathy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bệnh não
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

என்செபலாபதி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एन्सेफॅलोपॅथी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ensefalopati
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

encefalopatia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

encefalopatia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

енцефалопатія
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

encefalopatie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εγκεφαλοπάθεια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

enkefalopatie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

encefalopati
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

encefalopati
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of encephalopathy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ENCEPHALOPATHY»

The term «encephalopathy» is regularly used and occupies the 57.412 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ENCEPHALOPATHY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «encephalopathy» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «encephalopathy» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about encephalopathy

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ENCEPHALOPATHY»

Discover the use of encephalopathy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to encephalopathy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Metabolic Encephalopathy
Therefore, this book will pull together basic and clinical neuroscience issue in the treatment of specific metabolic encephalopathies.
David W. McCandless, 2009
2
Hepatic Encephalopathy
This volume also focuses on recent developments regarding diagnoses of subtle forms of HE, also known as minimal or covert HE as well as on new treatments.
Kevin D. Mullen, Ravi K. Prakash, 2012
3
Hepatic Encephalopathy - ECAB
There are very few randomized controlled trials (RCT) of therapies and even these are bugged by lack of a control group and small sample sizes.
Prabha Sawant, 2013
4
Encephalopathy and Nitrogen Metabolism in Liver Failure
This volume provides an indispensable source of important new research findings and ideas for clinicians and biomedical scientists working in the field of HE and nitrogen metabolism in relation to liver disease.
E. Anthony Jones, Alfred J. Meijer, Robert A.F.M. Chamuleau, 2003
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The 5-minute Neurology Consult
DESCRIPTION • Metabolic encephalopathy most commonly is a disorder in which the patient exhibits global neurologic dysfunction, such as confusion, lethargy, or coma, as a result of disruption of a biochemical process or introduction of a ...
D. Joanne Lynn, Herbert B. Newton, Alexander Rae-Grant, 2004
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Hepatic Encephalopathy: An Update, An Issue of Clinics in ...
A very hot topic at the 2010 AASLD meeting, hepatic encephalopathy is being brought to the Clinics in Liver Disease for the very first time by top experts, Dr. Mullen and Dr. Prakash.
Ravi Prakash, Kevin Mullen, 2012
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Neurology of the Newborn
The clinical aspects of neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy are appropriately discussed following the neuropathology (see Chapter 8), because understanding of the clinical phenomena is facilitated greatly by an awareness of the ...
Joseph J. Volpe, 2008
8
Clinical Neurology for Psychiatrists
FIGURE 7-11 n Asterixis, a sign of a toxic-metabolic encephalopathy, is elicited by having patients extend their arms and hands, as though they were stopping traffic. Their hands intermittently quickly move downward and slowly return, ...
David Myland Kaufman, 2007
9
Hepatic Encephalopathy: New Insights for the Healthcare ...
The editors have built Hepatic Encephalopathy: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2013 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Additional Research in this book to be ...
‎2013
10
Diseases of the Kidney and Urinary Tract
The central nervous system (CNS) disorders of both untreated renal failure and that persisting despite dialysis are referred to as uremic encephalopathy. The treatment of ESRD with dialysis has itself been associated with the emergence of at ...
Robert W. Schrier, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ENCEPHALOPATHY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term encephalopathy is used in the context of the following news items.
1
'It's a miracle, he's perfect': Stillborn baby starts breathing after 22 …
But after they revived him, Jacob developed a brain damage condition hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. Typically, this gives children a 1% ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
2
Police investigation into Gosport toddler's death reopened
Dr Russell Delaney, a forensic pathologist, said she had died of hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, a brain injury caused by a lack of oxygen. «Portsmouth News, Jul 15»
3
UNINTENDED IMPACT: Putting a face on concussions
Even though football-related concussions and complications led to his brother Dick's untimely death from Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy ... «Bemidji Pioneer, Jul 15»
4
Rare and deadly, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease remains a bit of a …
But the 1980s delivered another shock when mad-cow disease (BSE or bovine spongiform encephalopathy) erupted in the cattle population of ... «The Conversation AU, Jul 15»
5
$32.8M Verdict Upheld in Chesco Brain Injury Case
While at CHOP, Lillian was diagnosed with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, or brain damage caused by lack of oxygen. These injuries, court ... «The Legal Intelligencer, Jul 15»
6
Subcutaneous fat necrosis in neonates with hypoxic ischaemic …
Neonates with hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy (HIE) are routinely treated with therapeutic hypothermia (TH) for 72Â h in order to improve ... «7thSpace Interactive, Jul 15»
7
B-Lymphocyte Depletion in Myalgic Encephalopathy/ Chronic …
Background: Myalgic Encephalopathy/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is a disease of unknown etiology. We previously reported a pilot ... «ProHealth, Jul 15»
8
Research and Markets: Global Hepatic Encephalopathy Pipeline …
Hepatic Encephalopathy Pipeline Insights provides the in-depth analysis of the pipeline assets across the Hepatic Encephalopathy market. «Benzinga, Jul 15»
9
Calm down journalists, it is not mad cow disease
The disease is similar to the one caused by the consumption of cattle infected with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), also known as ... «ABC Online, Jul 15»
10
Variant of mad cow disease not contagious
Variant CJD is caused by eating cattle infected with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) and broke out in the UK more than 20 years ago. «NT News, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Encephalopathy [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/encephalopathy>. Nov 2019 ».
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