Pronunciation: (su-rē'brul, ser'u-), [key]
1. Anat., Zool.of or pertaining to the cerebrum or the brain.
2. betraying or characterized by the use of the intellect rather than intuition or instinct: His is a cerebral music that leaves many people cold.
3. Phonet.retroflex (def. 2).
Phonet.a cerebral sound.
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