* * *tran·sec·tion -'sek-shən n an act or instance of transecting <therapeutic \transection of sensory nerves (E. R. Kandel )(et al)>
* * *n.1. a cross section of a piece of tissue.2. cutting across the tissue of an organ (see also section).
* * *tran·sec·tion (tran-sekґshən) [trans- + section] a section made across a long axis; a cross section; division by cutting transversely.
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transection — transect technical ► VERB ▪ cut across or make a transverse section in. ► NOUN ▪ a straight line or narrow cross section along which observations or measurements are made. DERIVATIVES transection noun. ORIGIN from TRANS (Cf. ↑trans ) + Latin… … English terms dictionary
transection — noun see transect I … New Collegiate Dictionary
transection — n. [L. trans , across; secare, to cut] Cut across or transversely; a transverse section … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
transection — See transect. * * * … Universalium
transection — noun A transverse cut or division See Also: transect … Wiktionary
transection — n. division or cutting by width … English contemporary dictionary
transection — tran·sec·tion … English syllables
transection — n. 1) a cross section of a piece of tissue. 2) cutting across the tissue of an organ (see also section) … The new mediacal dictionary
transection — tranˈsekshən, traan noun Etymology: trans + section : cross section 1a * * * transectˈion noun • • • Main Entry: ↑transect … Useful english dictionary
Multiple subpial transection — In the treatment of epilepsy, if partial seizures originate in areas of the brain that cannot be removed safely, multiple subpial transections are an alternative. The surgeon makes a series of shallow cuts (transections) into the brain s cerebral … Wikipedia