decerebrate rigidity

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A postural syndrome of continuous muscular spasm, exaggerated tonus, and clasp-knife rigidity resulting from a lesion in the brainstem or cerebellum. [From Latin de away + cerebrum a brain]

Subjects: Psychology.

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