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脑残 (nǎocán): brain-damaged

This Internet term is a derogatory insult roughly equivalent to “retard” in English.

Above is a new character which combines the characters for "brain" and "damaged" into one character. The new character is pronounced, "nan."

See also, China Digital Times: Satire: New Chinese Characters Created by Netizens.