de|cer|e|brate

de|cer|e|brate
de|cer|e|brate «dee SEHR uh brayt», verb, -brat|ed, -brat|ing, adjective.
–v.t.
to remove the cerebrum from: »

to decerebrate a frog.

–adj.
1. decerebrated.
2. lacking reason or intelligence: »

the decerebrate acts of a mob.


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  • -dac·ty·ly; — ab·i·e·tate; ab·i·e·tene; abio·gen·e·sis; abi·og·e·nist; abra·si·om·e·ter; ab·sorp·ti·om·e·ter; aca·cat·e·chin; ac·ac·e·tin; acad·e·mist; acad·e·my; ac·cel·er·om·e·ter; ac·e·tab·u·lar; ac·e·tab·u·lar·ia; ac·e·tab·u·late; ac·e·tab·u·lif·era;… …   English syllables

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  • e — ab·i·e·tate; ab·i·e·tene; abio·gen·e·sis; abi·og·e·nist; abra·si·om·e·ter; ab·sorp·ti·om·e·ter; aca·cat·e·chin; ac·ac·e·tin; acad·e·mist; acad·e·my; ac·cel·er·om·e·ter; ac·e·tab·u·lar; ac·e·tab·u·lar·ia; ac·e·tab·u·late; ac·e·tab·u·lif·era;… …   English syllables

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