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noun as in very smart person

noun as in mind, intelligence

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The cordyceps fungus is incredibly simple on its own, but it can control the brains of ants, making them into vehicles to climb up high and spread spores.

Merzenich’s research pointed to a concept that would come to be known as “brain plasticity.”

We’re born with human brains, and human brains see the world in particular ways and not in other ways.

Advances in brain science and in technology may blur the definition of death further.

It has helped me to better understand how the human brain works.

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We have to use common sense inclusiveness, because we are quickly getting to a place where our brain is falling out.

My father has suffered two strokes and endured brain cancer since I was arrested and imprisoned.

Related: The 10 Best Apps for Your Brain As you age, your brain changes.

You lose connectivity between portions of your brain, and some regions even experience shrinkage, according to Williams.

Not only did a cherished character get a bullet to the brain, but things are only going to get worse on The Walking Dead.

All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.

Persistent glycosuria has been noted in brain injuries involving the floor of the fourth ventricle.

His ear, his brain, his muscles take on a new joyous activity, and the tide of life rises higher.

There was a vicious aching in his nerves, his muscles were flaccid and unstrung; a numbness was in his brain as well.

The anger and rebellion had been comatose in these years of freedom, but the maturer brain was the more uneasy, at times appalled.


On this page you'll find 63 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to brain, such as: intellect, academician, doctor, egghead, einstein, and genius.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.