Definition of Chiasmal

1. Adjective. Of or relating to a chiasm.

Exact synonyms: Chiasmatic, Chiasmic
Category relationships: Anatomy, General Anatomy
Derivative terms: Chiasm, Chiasm, Chiasm
Partainyms: Chiasma, Chiasma, Chiasma



Definition of Chiasmal

1. chiasma [adj] - See also: chiasma

Chiasmal Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chiasmal

chiarivari
chiaro-oscuro
chiaro-oscuros
chiaroscuri
chiaroscurist
chiaroscurists
chiaroscuro
chiaroscuroed
chiaroscuros
chias
chiasm
chiasma
chiasma opticum
chiasma syndrome
chiasma tendinum
chiasmal (current term)
chiasmapexy
chiasmas
chiasmata
chiasmatic
chiasmatic cistern
chiasmatic groove
chiasmatic sulcus
chiasmi
chiasmic
chiasms
chiasmus
chiastic
chiastobasidial
chiastolite

Literary usage of Chiasmal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"Their cases serve to illustrate the fact that in the presence of chiasmal pressure of known long duration associated with sharply cut ..."

2. Ophthalmic Lenses and Prisms: An Essay Contributed to "The American by Charles Frederick Prentice (1917)
"However, in order to avoid misconception, it is emphasized that the chiasmal image is not to be construed as an actual image, but that "it shall signify ..."

3. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1908)
"... in so far as they concern lesions of the optic chiasm and therefore probably of the pituitary body under title of " chiasmal central amblyopia. ..."

4. An Elementary Treatise on Human Anatomy by Joseph Leidy (1889)
"The bottom is formed in succession from before backward by the chiasmal recess, ... lamina,' situated immediately in advance of the chiasmal recess. ..."

5. Oculo-refractive Cyclopedia and Dictionary by Thomas George Atkinson (1921)
"chiasmal Image. See chiasmal Image. Cyclopic Image. The single image of one's eye which one sees when looking stereoscopically into a plane mirror, ie, ..."

6. Papers to be Presented Before the Section on Ophthalmology of the American by Section on Ophthalmology, American Medical Association, American Medical Association Section on Ophthalmology (1914)
"It has been found in tract and chiasmal lesions both with and without relative central scotomata. The topical diagnosis in the cases presented, ..."

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