Translation of brain in Spanish:


cerebro, n.

Pronunciation: /breɪn//breɪn/


  • 1

    cerebro masculine
    the human brain el cerebro humano
  • 2

    she's got a good brain es muy inteligente
    • his brain is still as agile as ever la cabeza le sigue funcionando perfectamente
    • to be bored out of one's brain estar aburrido como una ostra
    • to have sth on the brain tener algo metido en la cabeza
    • she's got that boy on the brain tiene el seso sorbido por ese chico
  • 3

    (clever person)
    cerebro masculine
    the best brains in the country los mejores cerebros del país

transitive verb

  • 1informal

    romperle la crisma a informal
    I'll brain you if you don't shut up! ¡te rompo la crisma si no te callas! informal
    • The movements your muscles make are coordinated and controlled by the brain and nervous system.
    • Each individual radiation beam is too weak to harm the brain tissue it passes through.
    • More possibilities lie ahead for heart patches and repair of the dura mater tissue that protects the brain and spinal cord.
    • Surgeons must now carry out a strict assessment before patients undergo surgical procedures on tissues such as the brain, spinal cord, eye, spleen and tonsils.
    • In multiple sclerosis, the immune system attacks the brain and nervous system.
    • This occurs as a result of damage to soft brain tissue when the brain rattles against the skull.
    • Stem cells are harvested from bone marrow, umbilical cords, the brain and spinal cord and other tissues.
    • Fish are vertebrates, with a brain, a central nervous system and pain receptors all over their bodies, including the lips.
    • This may result in a blockage of the cerebrospinal fluid, the fluid that bathes the brain and spinal cord.
    • They also learned various ways to identify the diseased brain tissue that causes seizures.
    • Moreover, while dressing game, hunters expose themselves to the most infectious tissues, the brain and spinal cord.
    • Scientists have identified a gene variation that sparks heightened activity in our brain's fear centre.
    • The tumor was located in the pineal gland and was well demarcated from the surrounding brain tissue, especially from the cerebellum.
    • This edema affects many organs, including the brain, kidneys, liver, and lungs.
    • When this occurs, the swollen brain tissue will push the other contents of the skull to the side.
    • Once in a child's bloodstream the lead travels to the brain, soft tissue and bones.
    • It is a precious tissue like the nervous tissue of the brain, spinal cord and heart muscle, as it cannot heal like the other tissues.
    • Primary brain tumours may arise from several different kinds of tissue.
    • Nervous tissues such as the brain, spinal cord and ganglia seemed to be the main sites of viral replication.
    • This can change the activity of certain nerve cells and influence brain activity.
    • The progressives have the brains and the moral highroad.
    • It seems that Campbell may have been the brawn and the brains of their outfit.
    • Could this be the big mo for Ben, Mena and Anil, the brains and the energy behind Typepad and Movable Type?
    • Morgan, an apparently irascible old codger, is quite literally the brains of the outfit.
    • It wasn't like he was the brains of the operation, but he was a figure to be reckoned with.
    • Catherine Ring was the brains behind The Newspaper Headlines from the past.
    • Gale was the brains of the group - the only one with at least half a brain and the mind to use it.
    • While Pita may have the brains, lets hope he has a good team that guides him in the political gamesmanship he will face.
    • I suspected that she was the brains of the outfit.
    • Paldawar was the brains of this outfit, not Dain.
    • ‘Genie’ Dukkha was the leader; the brains of an outfit which admittedly could hardly be mistaken for Mensa.
    • Westwood and McLaren were viewed differently - he as the brains and she the workhorse.
    • As Toti remarks with a pinch of irony: ‘Nell's the brains, I'm the brawn.’
    • It's time to ask Tommy Champion, the brains and energy behind this event some questions.
    • Ansett liberated them from the old firm and set them up in KordaMentha (putting the brains of the outfit up front there).