brain death
brain death /'brān-ˌdeth/ n: the final stopping of activity in the central nervous system esp. as indicated by a flat electroencephalogram for a usu. statutorily predetermined period of time
brain–dead /'brān-ˌded/ adj

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

brain death
n.
The point at which the brain stops functioning irreversibly; this point is ambiguous, but some criteria for assessing it include lack of response to stimulation, absence of reflexes, cessation of breathing, and no brain activity for twenty-four hours.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


brain death
See death.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

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