cerebral death

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cerebral death death when respiration and other reflexes are absent; consciousness is gone; organs can be removed for transplantation before the heartbeat stops
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Usage

In literature:

The sudden death may be attributed in this case partly to shock and partly to cerebral anemia.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
The assassins published the death of the pacha, attributing it, as is usual in Turkey, to a fit of cerebral apoplexy.
"Ali Pacha" by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
The assassins published the death of the pacha, attributing it, as is usual in Turkey, to a fit of cerebral apoplexy.
"Celebrated Crimes, Complete" by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
The cerebral ganglia are reached through the little hole in the neck and death ensues immediately.
"More Hunting Wasps" by J. Henri Fabre
As a matter of fact a coroner's jury found that death resulted from cerebral attack.
"Port O' Gold" by Louis John Stellman
During this whole time I had been raving under a cerebral fever, death hovering over me.
"Monsieur Violet" by Frederick Marryat
Through the narrow breach in the throat the cerebral ganglions are reached and immediate death ensues.
"Social Life in the Insect World" by J. H. Fabre
When it is not injured, what used to be called unconscious cerebration may continue for several seconds after death.
"The White Sister" by F. Marion Crawford
During this whole time I had been raving under a cerebral fever, death hovering over me.
"Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet" by Captain Marryat
Death from active cerebral congestion results through compression.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
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In news:

Two Ohio nurses were sentenced to probation on Wednesday in the malnutrition death of a 14-year-old girl who had cerebral palsy and weighed 28 pounds when she died, avoiding a sentence of up to one-and-a-half years in prison.
The nurse who was supposed to provide daily care to Makayla Norman, the 14-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who starved to death in March 2011, pleaded guilty to all indicted counts on Tuesday and was sentenced to 10 years in prison.
The cause of death was a cerebral hemorrhage, said her husband Arthur Matera.
Mother charged in death of 4-year-old with cerebral palsy.
A Buchanan County woman is charged in the death of her 4-year-old daughter who suffered from cerebral palsy and used a feeding machine.
Ohio nurse gets maximum 10 years in malnutrition death of 14-year-old girl with cerebral palsy .
CINCINNATI—An Ohio nurse was sentenced Tuesday to the maximum 10 years in prison after she unexpectedly pleaded guilty in the malnutrition death of a 14-year-old girl who had cerebral palsy and weighed 28 pounds when she died.
Ohio nurse gets maximum 10 years in malnutrition death of 14-year-old girl with cerebral palsy.
An Ohio nurse was sentenced Tuesday to the maximum 10 years in prison after she unexpectedly pleaded guilty in the malnutrition death of a 14-year-old girl who had cerebral palsy and weighed 28 pounds when she died.
The doctor of a 14-year-old girl who had cerebral palsy and weighed 28 pounds when she died in southwest Ohio has been charged with failing to report child abuse or neglect in the death.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Two Ohio nurses have been sentenced to probation in the malnutrition death of a 14-year-old girl who had cerebral palsy and weighed 28 pounds when she died.
Teen with cerebral palsy starved to death.
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In science:

Chen, Programmed cell death in cerebral ischemia, J.
Wide therapeutic time window for nimesulide neuroprotection in a model of transient focal cerebral ischemia in the rat
USA 95 (1998) 10966-10971. B. Onténiente, C. Couriaud, J. Braudeau, A. Benchoua, C. Guégan, The mechanisms of cell death in focal cerebral ischemia highlight neuroprotective perspectives by anti-caspase therapy, Biochem.
Wide therapeutic time window for nimesulide neuroprotection in a model of transient focal cerebral ischemia in the rat
Several lines of evidence indicate that oxidative stress contributes to delayed neuronal death after global cerebral ischemia (Kitagawa et al., 1990; Hall et al., 1993; Oostveen et al., 1998), suggesting that ROS formation may cooperate in a series of molecular events that link ischemic injury to neuronal cell death.
Time course of oxidative damage in different brain regions following transient cerebral ischemia in gerbils
Brain Res. 239, 57-69. 26. Kitagawa, K., Matsumoto, M., Oda, T., Niinobe, M., Hata, R., Handa, N., Fukunaga, R., Isaka, Y., Kimura, K., Maeda, H., 1990. Free radical generation during brief period of cerebral ischemia may trigger delayed neuronal death.
Time course of oxidative damage in different brain regions following transient cerebral ischemia in gerbils
Med. 11, 191-195. 38. Rao, V.L.R., Rao, A.M., Dogan, A., Bowen, K.K., Hatcher, J.F., Rothstein, J.D., Dempsey, R.J., 2000. Glial glutamate transporter GLT-1 down-regulation precedes delayed neuronal death in gerbil hippocampus following transient global cerebral ischemia.
Time course of oxidative damage in different brain regions following transient cerebral ischemia in gerbils
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