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Related to posturing: Decorticate posturing
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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Placement of the body, head, and extremities that in some cases may be indicative of or diagnosis for a condition, disease, or disorder.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Placement of body, head, and limbs such that in some cases may be indicative of or diagnostic for a condition, disease, or disorder.
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