medisect

To incise in the median line. [L. medius, middle, + seco, pp. sectus, to cut]

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me·di·sect (meґdĭ-sekt) [L. medius middle + secare to cut] to divide or dissect medially.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • medisect — medisect, v. rare. (miːdɪˈsɛkt) [f. L. medi us middle + sect , ppl. stem of secāre to cut.] trans. To divide (a body) along the median line; to cut into equal right and left halves. Hence mediˈsection, the action of ‘medisecting’. a 1890 B. G.… …   Useful english dictionary

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