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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

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

decerebrate

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

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