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n. the study of diseases and disorders related to the brain. It also covers all pathological conditions which affect brain tissue. Also, refers to the brain's capacity to change through experience, as first proposed by William James in 1890.

BRAIN PATHOLOGY: "Brain pathology is a study of diseases associated with the brain, particularly those which are intracranial and confined to the central nervous system. "

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