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transfixion

 [trans-fik´shun]
a cutting through from within outward, as in amputation.

trans·fix·ion

(trans-fik'shŭn),
A maneuver in amputation in which the knife is passed from side to side through the soft parts, close to the bone, and the muscles are then divided from within outward.
[L. transfixio (see transfix)]

transfixion

/trans·fix·ion/ (-fik´shun) a cutting through from within outward, as in amputation.

trans·fix·ion

(trans-fik'shŭn)
A maneuver in amputation in which the knife is passed from side to side through the soft parts, close to the bone, and the muscles are then divided from within in an outward direction.
[L. transfixio, transfix]

transfixion

a method of amputation in which the knife is passed directly through the soft parts, the cutting being done from within outward.
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Liver tissue samples (around 50 mg) were taken between right-side ribs 11-12 by liver transfixion pin, frozen immediately in liquid nitrogen, transported to the laboratory, and stored at -70[degrees]C until analyzed for mRNA level.
The child's shock at the episode--his "blue fear"; his leaping back to town among the rocks like a "panting toad"; and his solitary transfixion in the town square where the corpse is dragged--is a complex correlate of the adult's guilt.
The description of the lance anticipates Santa Teresa's account of her transfixion in which the angel thrust his sword into her heart, a description often analyzed for the transparency of its sexual images.
Previously described methods of caudal septal repair Originator Incision Laterality Flap Metzenbaum, (4) 1929 Full transfixion Unilateral Swinging door Peer, (1) 1937 Full transfixion Bilateral Columellar strut Galloway, (2) 1946 Hemitransfixion Bilateral Cartilage advanced into columella Fomon, (3) 1948 Full transfixion Bilateral Columellar strut Goldman, (5) 1956 Full transfixion Bilateral Swinging door Kamer and Churukian, High transfixion Unilateral Swinging door (6) 1984
Many readers have probably shared a similar experienced a similar sense of transfixion with this composition, which remains a favorite of classical music fans worldwide.