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Remove the cerebrum from (a laboratory animal)‘a decerebrated frog loses the power to learn by experience’
- ‘In decerebrated animals, rhythmic masticatory motions can also be induced by stimuli in and around the oral area.’
- ‘It has been shown that decerebrated or anaesthetised animals start to chew with no other stimulation than placing some food in the mouth.’
- ‘One of the most horrifying things I have ever witnessed was an experiment in which a cat was ‘decerebrated ‘, that is, it had all of its brain scraped out.’’
- ‘In mammals, serotonin has been shown to initiate locomotion in decerebrated, curarized rabbits, and in neonatal rats.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.