BRAIN DEATH

n. the condition in which the body ceases to show any neurological signs of life. This is usually indicated by the absence of EEG activity, pupillary response, and normal reflex response to noxious stimuli.

BRAIN DEATH: "Brain death ends all neurological activity and this is irreversible."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BRAIN DEATH," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/brain-death/ (accessed September 29, 2020).
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