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decussate

 [de-kus´āt]
1. to cross in the form of an X.
2. crossed like the letter X.

de·cus·sate

(dē-kŭs'āt),
1. To cross.
2. Crossed like the arms of an X.
[L. decusso, pp. -atus, to make in the form of an X, fr. decussis, a large, bronze Roman (2nd c. BCE), 10-unit coin marked with an X to indicate its denomination]

decussate

[dəkus′āt]
Etymology: L, decussis, intersection
to cross in the form of an "X," as certain nerve fibers from the retina cross at the optic chiasm. decussation, n.

de·cus·sate

(dē-kŭs'āt)
1. To cross.
2. Crossed like the arms of an X.
[L. decusso, pp. -atus, to make in the form of an X, fr. decussis, a large, bronze Roman (2nd c. BCE), 10-unit coin marked with an X to indicate its denomination]

decussate

(of leaves) at right angles to each other.

decussate

crossed, as the arms of an X (e.g. decussation of pyramidal tracts)

decussate

1. to cross especially in the form of Y.
2. crossed especially like the letter Y.