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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.
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bisect

verb To cut or divide into two parts.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The decision to build a school with a public footpath that bisects the grounds and separates it from the state of the art sports field, thus allowing anyone to walk through the middle of the school grounds at any time, puts children at risk of the so-called stranger danger that schools warn them about.
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