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decerebrate

Pronunciation: de-ser'e-brat

Definition:

  1. To cause decerebration.
  2. Denoting an animal so prepared, or a patient whose brain has suffered an injury that renders the patient, in neurologic behavior, comparable with a decerebrate animal.

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