decerebration

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decerebration

 [de-ser″ĕ-bra´shun]
the act of decerebrating.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

de·cer·e·bra·tion

(dē-ser'ĕ-brā'shŭn),
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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de·cer·e·bra·tion

(dē-ser'ĕ-brā'shŭn)
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

decerebration

an 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