Definition: 'Decorticate Rigidity'
decorticate rigidityType: Term
1. a unilateral or bilateral postural change, consisting of the upper extremities flexed and adducted and the lower extremities in rigid extension; due to structural lesions of the thalamus, internal capsule, or cerebral white matter.
Synonyms: decorticate state
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