cerebral hernia n.
Protrusion of brain substance through a defect in the skull.
- Cerebral lipidosis
cerebral lipidosis n. See cerebral sphingolipidosis.
- Cerebral localization
cerebral localization n. The mapping of the cerebral cortex into areas, and the correlation of these areas with cerebral function. The diagnosis of the location in the cerebrum of a brain lesion, made either from the signs and symptoms manifested by the patient or from an electroencephalogram. Historical Examples
a form of paralysis believed to be caused by a prenatal brain defect or by brain injury during birth, most marked in certain motor areas and characterized by difficulty in control of the voluntary muscles. noun a nonprogressive impairment of muscular function and weakness of the limbs, caused by lack of oxygen to the brain […]
- Cerebral peduncle
cerebral peduncle n. The massive bundle of corticofugal nerve fibers passing longitudinally over the ventral surface of the midbrain on each side of the midline. Either of the two halves of the midbrain connecting the forebrain to the hindbrain.