Organic brain syndrome
* * *organic brain syndrome n any acute or chronic mental dysfunction (as delirium or senile dementia) resulting chiefly from physical changes in brain structure and characterized esp. by impaired cognition called also organic brain disorder, organic mental syndrome
* * *organic mental s.
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