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a state of violent anger.
sham rage an outburst of motor activity resembling the outward manifestations of fear and anger, occurring in decorticated animals and in certain pathologic conditions in humans.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
a quasiemotional state, characterized by manifestations of fear and anger on trifling provocation; produced in animals by the removal of the cerebral cortex (decortication).
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sham rageAn outburst of motor activity resembling rage (e.g., in cats, hissing, spitting, defensive posturing, piloerection, dilation of pupils) which may be seen in decorticate or diencephalic animals, or induced by electrical stimulation of the fornix of the hippocampus.
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sham rage(sham rāj)
Quasiemotional state, characterized by manifestations of fear and anger on trifling provocation.
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