decerebration

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decerebration

 [de-ser″ĕ-bra´shun]
the act of decerebrating.

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.

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.

decerebration

an experimental cutting off of cerebral activity either by sectioning the brain stem or by interrupting the blood supply to the brain.