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transverse

 [trans-vers´]
extending from side to side; situated at right angles to the long axis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

trans·verse

(trans-vers'), [TA] Do not confuse this word with traverse.
Crosswise; lying across the long axis of the body or of a part.
Synonym(s): transversalis [TA], transversus [TA]
[L. transversus]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

trans·verse

(trans-vĕrs') [TA]
Crosswise; lying across the long axis of the body or of a part.
[L. transversus]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

trans·verse

(trans-vĕrs') [TA]
Crosswise; lying across the long axis of the body or of a part.
[L. transversus]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Once the transverse ligament was cut, AADI in neutral position of the cervical spine altered to 2.19 mm [+ or -] 0.58.
Once the transverse ligament was cut, the PADI measured 18.60 mm (SD: 2.90) on average, whereas diameter altered significantly to 16.20 mm (SD: 3.10) in flexion and to 17.30 mm [+ or -] 3.10 (p = 0.05) in extension.
After the alar ligaments were destroyed as well, diameter of the PADI increased to a mean of 18.00 mm [+ or -] 2.70 in neutral position and altered significantly (p = 0.04) in contrast to values assessed in specimen, if only the transverse ligament was cut.
If only the transverse ligament is destroyed, extent of the AADI alters to more than 2.5 mm in some cases in neutral position and beginning AAS would be diagnosed.
All 20 patients who had a ruptured alar ligament had intraligamentous signal changes in the transverse ligament.

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