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to use the mind; think or think about.
Historical Examples

the act of thinking; consideration; thought
(intransitive) generally (facetious) to use the mind; think; ponder; consider

1853, coined by English physiologist Dr. William B. Carpenter (1813-1885) from Latin cerebrum “brain” (see cerebral) + -ation. Related: Cerebrate (v.); cerebrated.

cerebration cer·e·bra·tion (sěr’ə-brā’shən)
Activity of the mental processes; thinking.


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  • Cerebric

    pertaining to or derived from the brain.

  • Cerebriform

    cerebriform ce·re·bri·form (sə-rē’brə-fôrm’) adj. Resembling the external fissures and convolutions of the brain.

  • Cerebritis

    inflammation of the brain, especially of the cerebrum. Historical Examples cerebritis cer·e·bri·tis (sěr’ə-brī’tĭs) n. Nonlocalized inflammation of the cerebrum.

  • Cerebro-

    a combining form of cerebrum: cerebrospinal. combining form indicating the brain: cerebrospinal cerebro- or cerebr- or cerebri- pref. Brain; cerebrum: cerebrospinal.

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