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cross·over

(kros'ō'ver),
Refers to the phenomenon of sound presented to one ear being perceived in the other ear by passing around the head by air conduction or through the head by bone conduction.
See also: crossing-over.
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crossover

(krôs′ō′vər, krŏs′-)
n.
1. A place at which or the means by which a crossing is made.
2. A short connecting track by which a train can be transferred from one line to another.
3. Genetics Crossing over.
4. A registered member of one political party who votes in the primary of the other party.
5.
a. The adaptation of a musical style, as by blending elements of two or more styles or categories, to appeal to a wider audience.
b. One, such as a performer, song, or movie, that appeals to more than one segment of an audience or market.
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crossover

noun Clinical trials The switching of a Pt from one arm–eg therapeutic or placebo of a clinical trial to another; crossing-over of Pts may be either part of the original study protocol-crossover study or a decision motivated by ethics, as a Pt might be deteriorating in the less effective arm
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