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decerebration

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

Medical Definition of decerebration

  1. :  loss of cerebral function (as from disease, trauma, or surgical cutting of the brain stem); also :  removal of the cerebrum (as by surgery)

decerebrate

\(ˈ)dē-ˈser-ə-ˌbrāt\play transitive verb

decerebrated

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decerebrating




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