cerebral (U.S. also)
1 of or relating to the cerebrum or to the entire brain
2 involving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct
3 (Phonetics) another word for →
4 (Phonetics) a consonant articulated in the manner of a cacuminal consonant
n the normal tendency for one half of the brain, usually the left cerebral hemisphere in right-handed people, to exercise more control over certain functions (e.g. handedness and language) than the other
n bleeding from an artery in the brain, which in severe cases causes a stroke
n either half of the cerebrum
n a nonprogressive impairment of muscular function and weakness of the limbs, caused by lack of oxygen to the brain immediately after birth, brain injury during birth, or viral infection
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