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English Definitionbrain tissue; gray matter; brain; medulla
Simplified Script脑髓
Traditional Script腦髓
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄋㄠˇ ㄙㄨㄟˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)nou5seoi5
Word Decomposition
nǎobrain; mind; head; essence
suǐmarrow; essence; quintessence; pith (soft interior of plant stem)

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Words With Same Head Word    
脑子nǎozibrains; mind
脑袋nǎodàihead; skull; brains; mental capability
脑筋nǎojīnbrains; mind; head; way of thinking
脑力nǎolìmental capacity
脑海nǎohǎithe mind; the brain
Words With Same Tail Word    
精髓jīngsuǐmarrow; pith; quintessence; essence
骨髓gǔsuǐbone marrow (medulla ossea)
延髓yánsuǐmedulla oblongata (the lower half of the brainstem)
牙髓yásuǐtooth pulp
玉髓yùsuǐchalcedony; agate; exquisite wine
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