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bi·sect

(bī'sekt),
anatomy to divide a body part into equal halves - right and left halves in the case of the head, neck, or trunk; medial and lateral halves in the case of the limb.

bisect

[bīsekt′]
Etymology: L, bis + secare, to cut
to divide into two equal lengths or parts.

bisect

verb To cut or divide into two parts.

bi·sect

(bī-sekt')
In anatomy, to divide a body part into equal halves - right and left halves in the case of the head, neck, or trunk; medial and lateral halves in the case of the limb.
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The ordered residues versus the quantiles of N(0,1) showed to be very close to the bisector of the first quadrant, which indicates the gamma distribution for V.
In taxicab geometry, the perpendicular bisector and the circle are defined in the same way as in Euclidean geometry, but they look quite different.
Because a medial axis edge is the bisector of its closest riverbanks, these two banks can naturally be considered opposite one another along the river.
All of these construction lines, except the bisector {23}, are hidden for the sake of clarity.
Choose [constructions] perpendicular bisector and click on the line segment AB.
The fold line is the bisector of angles CEA and BED.
Perpendicular bisectors of these two lines were drawn and the intersection point was the centre of the femoral head.
We shall consider the triangle ABC obtained with the exterior bisectors of the triangle ABC.
Note that this definition and procedure for obtaining Sette-Ahlstrom areas is equivalent to constructing polygons manually using perpendicular bisectors and measuring their areas (Sette and Ahlstrom, 1948).
His measurement strategy of perimeter, diagonals, and bisectors, Figure 3, resembles the flag of Great Britain, thus the name "Union Jack Pattern.
For the mineral resource estimates, polygons, which were centered on the drill holes, were constructed by using perpendicular bisectors halfway between adjacent drill holes (also called areas of equal influence [AOI]).