Medical Dictionary

decerebration


decerebration

noun de·cer·e·bra·tion \(ˌ)dē-ˌser-ə-ˈbrā-shən\

Definition of DECEREBRATION

:  loss of cerebral function (as from disease, trauma, or surgical cutting of the brain stem); also :  removal of the cerebrum (as by surgery)
de·cer·e·brate \(ˈ)dē-ˈser-ə-ˌbrāt\ transitive verb, de·cer·e·brat·ed de·cer·e·brat·ing
February 27, 2015
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