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1. A cross-section.
2. Cutting across.
Synonym(s): transsection
[trans- + L. seco, pp. sectus, to cut]
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1. A cross-section.
2. Cutting across.
Synonym(s): transsection.
[trans- + L. seco, pp. sectus, to cut]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012


, transsection (tran-sek′shŏn) [ trans- + section]
A cutting made across a long axis; a cross section.
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In transsection it resembles the multilamellar array in Figure 7A except for being more compressed, in keeping with the smaller space within the S.
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Open brain surgery started in the 1930s and included partial resections of the motor cortex, pyramidotomy, resection of the head of caudate nuclei, and transsection of the ansa lenticularis.
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