Definition of decerebration in US English:

decerebration

noun

Biology
  • See decerebrate

    • ‘After partial decerebration, the thymic cortical and medullary compartments diminished markedly in size.’
    • ‘Using anaesthetics, analgesics, or decerebration for the purposes of experiments or scientific procedures itself brings the procedure within the regulatory framework.’
    • ‘On arrival in the hospital emergency department, examination revealed signs of decerebration with dilation of both pupils.’

Pronunciation

decerebration

/-ˌserəˈbrāSHən/