decerebration(redirected from Decerebrate state)
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the act of decerebrating.
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Removal of the brain above the lower border of the corpora quadrigemina, or a complete section of the brain at this level or somewhat below it.
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Removal of the brain above the lower border of the corpora quadrigemina, or a complete section of the brain at this level or somewhat below.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
decerebrationan experimental cutting off of cerebral activity either by sectioning the brain stem or by interrupting the blood supply to the brain.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005