英 ['serɪbr(ə)l; sə'riːbr(ə)l]
- cerebral: see saveloy
- cerebral (adj.)
- 1816, "pertaining to the brain," from French cérébral (16c.), from Latin cerebrum "the brain" (also "the understanding"), from PIE *keres-, from root *ker- (1) "top of the head" (see horn (n.)). Meaning "intellectual, clever" is from 1929. Cerebral palsy attested from 1824, originally a general term for cases of paralysis that seemed to be traceable to "a morbid state of the encephalon." Later used in a more specific sense from c. 1860, based on the work of English surgeon Dr. William Little.
- 1. His poetry is very cerebral.
- 2. Your left cerebral hemisphere controls the right - hand side of your body.
- 3. His mature composi tions are generally considered the more cerebral and crabbed.
- 4. The patient died from acute cerebral haemorrhage.
- 5. Washington struck me as a precarious place from which to publish such a cerebral newspaper.
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