commisure

commisure

  1. (in invertebrate animals) a bundle of nerve fibres joining ganglia; in vertebrate animals, a similar bundle of nerve fibres joining left and right sides of the brain or spinal cord.
  2. (in plants) the faces by which two CARPELS are joined.
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When making the incision through the pulmonary valvular annulus, an attempt at cusp preservation by making the incision through the commisure of the cusp was done.
A Boley's gauge was used to measure the width of mouth from commissure to commisure on both sides with the patient sitting in relaxed position.
Gonzalez, from which it differs by having spirally arranged leaves, leaf blades with obtuse to round apices, distal flower pseudoterminal and displacing the shoot apex towards the side, corolla scarcelly puberulous, green sufficed with vinaceous spots, corolla tube 9-13 mm long, and exserted portion of the androecium tube 9-11 mm long (measured from the commisure of the two dorsal corolla lobes).
A well-preserved main lateral line (lc) passes from the C plate to the ossification centre of the PNu plate, where it nearly meets both the posterior pit-line and occipital cross commisure.
An aortotomy was made and a slit-like opening was visible in the right sinus of Valsalva, near the commisure of the right and left cusps, with communication into the pulmonary artery.
Edges of the urethral wall were sutured to the integument of the penis, commencing on the anterior lateral aspect of the incision and continuing back to the posterior commisure.
The habenular commisure, anterior to the pineal gland, is another location for physiologic calcifications.
Limits of the structures mentioned in this work; amygdala, hypocampus and the anterior white commisure, where based on the atlas of [11, 12] in rhesus monkey primate species.
A contribution to the primary recontruction of the upper lip and labial commisure following tumor excision.
Dog--Tail is stiffly erect, ears appear pricked forward, commisure (corner of lips) looks forward, body posture is tall and forward, and the dog is also making direct eye contact.
1992) Sexual orientation and the size of the anterior commisure in the human brain.
Cognitive deficits and memory loss from damage to the fornices and anterior commisure can occur from surgery on tumors with hypothalamic involvement.