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intersection

 [in″ter-sek´shun]
a site at which one structure crosses another.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

in·ter·sec·tion

(in'tĕr-sek'shŭn), [TA]
The site of crossing of two structures.
Synonym(s): intersectio [TA]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

in·ter·sec·tion

(in'tĕr-sek'shŭn) [TA]
The site of crossing of two structures.
Synonym(s): intersectio.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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