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cerebral


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cerebral  \Cer"e*bral\,  a.  [L.  cerebrum  brain;  akin  to  Gr  ? 
  head:  cf  F.  c['e]r['e]bral.  See  {Cheer}.]  (Anat.) 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  cerebrum. 
 
  {Cerebral  apoplexy}.  See  under  {Apoplexy}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cerebral  \Cer"e*bral\,  n.  [A  false  translation  of  the  Skr. 
  m[=u]rdhanya,  lit.,  head-sounds.] 
  One  of  a  class  of  lingual  consonants  in  the  East  Indian 
  languages.  See  {Lingual},  n. 
 
  Note:  Prof.  W.  D.  Whitney  calls  these  letters  linguals,  and 
  this  is  their  usual  designation  in  the  United  States. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cerebral 
  adj  1:  involving  intelligence  rather  than  emotions  or  instinct;  "a 
  cerebral  approach  to  the  problem";  "cerebral  drama" 
  [syn:  {intellectual}]  [ant:  {emotional}] 
  2:  of  or  relating  to  the  cerebrum  or  brain;  "cerebral 
  hemisphere";  "cerebral  activity" 




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