Decerebrate meaning

dē-sĕr'ə-brāt'
To eliminate cerebral brain function in (an animal) by removing the cerebrum, cutting across the brain stem, or severing certain arteries in the brain stem, as for purposes of experimentation.
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Deprived of cerebral function, as by having the cerebrum removed.
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Resulting from or as if from decerebration.

Decerebrate rigidity; decerebrate movements.

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Lacking intelligence or reason.
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A decerebrate animal or person.
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Of or having to do with an animal or person lacking cerebral functions, as in consequence of an experiment or an illness.
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A decerebrate animal or person.
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To eliminate cerebral functions of (an animal), as by surgical removal of the cerebrum or by severing the brain stem.
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To eliminate cerebral brain function in an animal by removing the cerebrum, cutting across the brainstem, or severing certain arteries in the brainstem, as for purposes of experimentation.
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Deprived of cerebral function, as by having the cerebrum removed.
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Resulting from or as if from decerebration.

Decerebrate rigidity; decerebrate movements.

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Lacking intelligence or reason.
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A decerebrate animal or person.
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(biology) Having the cerebrum removed.
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To remove the cerebrum in order to eliminate brain function.
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Origin of decerebrate

de- +‎ cerebrate