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transection

 [tran-sek´shun]
a cross section; division by cutting transversely.

tran·sec·tion

(tran-sek'shŭn),
1. A cross-section.
2. Cutting across.
Synonym(s): transsection
[trans- + L. seco, pp. sectus, to cut]

transection

/tran·sec·tion/ (tran-sek´shun) a cross section; division by cutting transversely.

transection

tran·sec·tion

(tran-sek'shŭn)
1. A cross-section.
2. Cutting across.
Synonym(s): transsection.
[trans- + L. seco, pp. sectus, to cut]

transection

a cross-section; division by cutting transversely.
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Vascular control is used to minimise bleeding during the parenchymal transection.
Stipe scales broadly lanceolate, 8-10 x 2-3 mm; fronds more or less spathulate with long and narrow stipes; midribs slightly prominent with the transection elliptic; sori long and usually sparse, occupying more than 2/3 length of veins, 8-13 sori every 2 cm length along midribs.
2004) examined the effect of EPO on the retrograde degeneration of RGCs following optic nerve transection in vivo.
This is the first time this procedure has been performed on a human as part of a landmark study and is the first device being studied for traumatic aortic transection specifically," said Dr.
2%) of 142 eyes, and included infiltration of iris in 10 eyes (7%), ciliary body invasion in 13 (9%), anterior chamber angle seeds in 13 (9%), choroidal infiltration in 57 (40%), prelaminar optic nerve invasion in 24 (17%), optic nerve lamina cribrosa invasion in 15 (11%), retrolaminar optic nerve extension in 24 (17%), involvement of optic nerve to line of transection in 11 (8%), infiltration of sclera in 13 (9%), and extrascleral extension in 9 (6%) eyes.
In the present study, we examined the effect of oral administration of NYT on the olfactory-mediated behavior of mice subjected to bilateral olfactory nerve transection.
The patients implanted with [less than or equal to] 29mm mitral prosthesis (valve replacement with chordal transection, without posterior leaflet preservation), had more frequently lone mitral stenosis or combined mitral and aortic disease (consequently underwent double valve replacement), smaller ventricles and higher EF and FS.
Transection studies showed that removal of brain matter rostral to the pons, including the hypothalamohypophysis, did not suppress the periodic occurrence of REM sleep in the chronic pontile preparation of cats (48,140-142).
Bilateral transection of the splanchnic nerves (splanchnicectomy) thus interrupts this pain pathway.
Harris said the study results are particularly good news for African-American and elderly patients because lower transection rates mean increased accessibility because in the past they may not have qualified for the procedure due to particular hair qualities.
The second study employed similar strategies, says Shoichet, using nerve guidance channels designed for implantation into soft tissue to repair spinal cord transection, which can be caused by gunshot or stabbing.
Home Officer pathologist Dr Brian Rodgers said Mrs Bennett died from a transection of the thorasic aorta.