from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Removal of the brain.
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It is now in the process of taking a series of films on child behavior and another on the decerebration of the frog and pigeon which, it is believed, will be much more effective than the laboratory demonstration of it.
After an initial decerebration under ether anesthesia, we opened the spinal cord by laminectomy without anesthesia, and then we prepared the medial and lateral branches of the gastrocnemius nerve; the soleus nerve was also prepared in the hind leg.
The working class newspapers have become cheap tabloids, which are sex, sports, and so on, part of the decerebration of the masses.