decerebrate


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decerebrate

[dē′ser·ə‚brət]
(medicine)
Lacking the cerebrum either by experimental removal or by disconnection.
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The fact that decerebrate newborns behave much more similarly to normal newborns than to decerebrate adults is already an important distinction that cannot be overemphasized.
Inactivation of the pons blocks medullary-induced muscle tone suppression in the decerebrate cat.
Decerebrate rigidity and vegetative signs in the acute midbrain syndrome with special regard to motor activity and intracranial pressure.
However, activation of flexor muscles during walking in decerebrate cats has been associated with afferents drive from the sartorius muscle [30-31].
In decerebrate cats, electrical stimulation of hind limb muscles can cause reflex withdrawal of the contralateral hind limbs [121] and direct electrical stimulation of sensory afferents in the dorsal root entry zone can activate the lumbar spinal pattern generator [122].
Stupor, moderate to severe hemiparesis, early decerebrate rigidity (GCS = 6-8) recoded as IV
Long term alterations in the excitability of the flexion reflex produced by peripheral tissue injury in the chronic decerebrate rat.
Grade Description 0 Unruptured aneurysm 1 Asymtomatic, mild headaches, slight nuchal rigidity 2 Cranial nerve deficits, moderate to severe headaches, nuchal rigidity 3 Mild focal deficits 4 Stupor, hemiparesis, early decerebrate rigidity 5 Deep coma, decerebrate rigidity
Unilateral pupillary dilation and subsequent decerebrate posturing and contralateral weakness are present.
Serotonergic excitatory drive to hypoglossal motoneuron in the decerebrate cat.
During the days that followed, the patient was in a deep coma with decerebrate posture and multiorgan system failure.
Through his studies with the patient, he found that any strong odor would induce torticollis followed by gait with right foot dragging, circumduction and decerebrate posturing of left arm.