decerebrate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to remove cerebral mind function in (an animal) by eliminating the cerebrum, cutting throughout the brain stem, or severing certain arteries in mind stem, in terms of purposes of experimentation.
  • adjective:
    • Deprived of cerebral function, as with the cerebrum removed.
    • caused by or like from decerebration: decerebrate rigidity; decerebrate moves.
    • Lacking cleverness or explanation.
    • Having the cerebrum removed
  • noun:
    • A decerebrate pet or person.
  • verb:
    • to eliminate the cerebrum being expel brain purpose
    • eliminate the cerebrum from (a human human body)
  • others:
    • Deprived for the cerebrum; connected with or successive to removal of the cerebrum.
    • identical to decerebrize.

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