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transverse

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

(trans-vĕrs') [TA]
Crosswise; lying across the long axis of the body or of a part.
[L. transversus]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

trans·verse

(trans-vĕrs') [TA]
Crosswise; lying across the long axis of the body or of a part.
[L. transversus]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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