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the assumption of abnormal patterns of flexion and extension in a patient with severe brain injury. See also decerebrate rigidity and decorticate rigidity.
decerebrate posturing see decerebrate rigidity.
Placement of the body, head, and extremities that in some cases may be indicative of or diagnosis for a condition, disease, or disorder.
posturingNeurology The positioning of the body and limbs. See Decerebrate posturing, Decorticate posturing, Postural fixation Psychology
1. The adoption of a rationalized mental stance.
2. The making of gestures.
Placement of body, head, and limbs such that in some cases may be indicative of or diagnostic for a condition, disease, or disorder.