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 decerebrated or decortized posture makes appropriate positioning difficult and can cause physical deformations (Smeltzer & Bare, 2002).
(1967) reported that in decerebrated cats increasing the vibration amplitude caused an increase in TVR, as this activated a larger number of muscle-spindle endings and caused more a motoneurons to be activated (Luo et al., 2005).
An acute experiment on retrograde intestinal peristalsis with emesis using decerebrated dogs.