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transverse

 [trans-vers´]
extending from side to side; situated at right angles to the long axis.

trans·verse

(trans-vers'), [TA] Do not confuse this word with traverse.
Crosswise; lying across the long axis of the body or of a part.
Synonym(s): transversalis [TA], transversus [TA]
[L. transversus]

transverse

/trans·verse/ (trans-vers´) extending from side to side; at right angles to the long axis.

transverse

[-vurs′]
Etymology: L, transversus, oblique
at right angles to the long axis of any common part, such as the planes that cut the long axis of the body into upper and lower parts and are at right angles to the sagittal and frontal planes.

trans·verse

(trans-vĕrs') [TA]
Crosswise; lying across the long axis of the body or of a part.
[L. transversus]

trans·verse

(trans-vĕrs') [TA]
Crosswise; lying across the long axis of the body or of a part.
[L. transversus]

transverse (transvurs´),

adj at right angles to the long axis of a common part.
transverse palatine suture,
transverse plane of space,
n an imaginary plane that cuts the body in two, separating the superior half from the inferior half, and that lies at a right angle from the body's vertical axis.
transverse ridge,
n ridge formed by the joining of two triangular ridges crossing the occlusal table transversely or from the labial to the lingual outline.

transverse

extending from side to side; situated at right angles to the long axis.

transverse ligaments
see Table 12.
transverse trabeculae
see growth arrest line.
transverse tubules
structures in myofibers which run transversely to the long axis of the myofibrils in skeletal and cardiac muscle. They are filled with basal lamina material and are part of the communication system of muscle fibers and provide a means for the passage of action potentials into the depths of the fibers. The tubules are invaginations of the sarcolemma.
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