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brain-dead

Brain-damaged in the extreme. It tends to imply terminal design failure rather than malfunction or simple stupidity.
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It said the 117 days that she had been kept alive in the womb -- a process fraught with potential complications -- were believed to be a record for the longest artificially sustained pregnancy in a brain-dead mother.
The girl, weighing 2.13 kilos (four pounds 11 ounces), is 'one of the heaviest and most mature babies born to a brain-dead mother,' said Roman Gal, the hospital's head anesthesiologist.
However, the organ donation of brain-dead patients is novel in Iran, thus the rate of organ donation of brain-dead patients can be very encouraging.
The move came as the government last year amended the organ donation law allowing collection of organs from the brain-dead with the consent from the relatives which is still a major challenge.
After two days, she claims doctors told her that her "brother" was brain-dead.
According to Bad-ang, as of last year, there were 168 recorded brain-dead in the region but was not yet converted to organ donors, hence, they need to boost further the advocacy.
'At yung kampanya parang brain-dead [And for its campaign, it's like brain-dead],' he said.
Supreme Council for Health chairman Lieutenant General Dr Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdulla also said his office would soon take steps to address the legal restrictions which currently do not support harvesting of organs from a brain-dead person.
McIlroy, who was struggling to adapt to his new clubs in 2013 following his controversial multi-million pound switch to Nike, labelled his play "brain-dead" after covering the back nine at Muirfield in 42 in his opening 79, including putting off the 15th green into a bunker.
Munoz's mother, Lynn Machado, described to the House State Affairs Committee the pain she felt watching her brain-dead daughter's body "decompose" while she was kept on life support for 62 days.
SAN FRANCISCO -- The family of a California teenager who was declared brain-dead after suffering complications from sleep apnea surgery is seeking an unprecedented court order declaring her alive, the family's lawyer said Thursday.