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 (sĕr′ə-brəl, sə-rē′-)
1. Of or relating to the brain or cerebrum.
2. Appealing to or requiring the use of the intellect; intellectual rather than emotional: "His approach is cerebral, analytical, cautious" (Helen Dewar).

cer·e′bral·ly adv.
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Adv.1.cerebrally - in an intellectual manner; "cerebrally active"
2.cerebrally - in the brain; "bleeding cerebrally"
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