Cerebral softening


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Cerebral softening (Med) a localized softening of the brain substance, due to hemorrhage or inflammation. Three varieties, distinguished by their color and representing different stages of the morbid process, are known respectively as red yellow, and white softening.
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In literature:

Within three or four days gradual improvement may become manifest, or cerebral softening with partial paralysis may occur.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture