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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

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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But it was Paradise in name only, bisected by Benwell West pit and J O Scott's firebrick works.
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These rail transfer bridges facilitate traffic between areas or buildings bisected by rail spurs.
Ever since, a concrete and barbed wire barrier of absolute immobility has bisected the entire island, enforced by a large occupation force of the Turkish mainland army.
Bipinnaria and brachiolaria larvae of the asteroids Luidia foliolata and Pisaster ochraceus were surgically bisected into anterior and posterior portions, and the regeneration process was followed for 2 weeks (Vickery and McClintock, 1998).
In an effort to avoid a long-term decision regarding Korea's future, the United States and the Soviet Union agreed to divide Korea temporarily along the 28th parallel, a latitudinal line that bisected the country.
"Yes, I remember young Georgie Petersfield," he said, mopping the tears that bisected his craggy face.
A glorious long pass from Leam Lawrence bisected the home defence and Chrissie Greenacre raced on to the loose ball, side-footing past the advancing keeper into an unguarded net.
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The show contains highly controversial works, including a partially decomposed shark, a bisected pig preserved in formaldehyde, and a portrait of the Virgin Mary surrounded by elephant dung.