cerebral tetanus n.
See cephalic tetanus.
formation of a clot or other blockage in one of the blood vessels of the brain, often followed by neurologic damage; a type of stroke. cerebral thrombosis [(throm-boh-sis)] A thrombosis in the brain.
Anatomy, Zoology. of or relating to the cerebrum or the brain. betraying or characterized by the use of the intellect rather than intuition or instinct: His is a cerebral music that leaves many people cold. Phonetics. retroflex (def 2). Phonetics. a cerebral sound. Contemporary Examples Historical Examples adjective of or relating to the cerebrum or […]
- Cerebral vesicle
cerebral vesicle n. Any of the three divisions of the early embryonic brain: prosencephalon, mesencephalon, and rhombencephalon. Also called encephalic vesicle, primary brain vesicle. Historical Examples
- Cerebrally challenged
adjective dumb, not bright Usage Note euphemism