Definition of Decussating

1. Verb. (present participle of decussate) ¹

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Definition of Decussating

1. decussate [v] - See also: decussate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Decussating

decussating (current term)
decussatio brachii conjunctivi
decussatio fontinalis
decussatio lemniscorum
decussatio motoria
decussatio nervorum trochlearium
decussatio pedunculorum cerebellarium superiorum
decussatio pyramidum
decussatio sensoria
decussation of brachia conjunctiva
decussation of medial lemniscus
decussation of superior cerebellar peduncles
decussation of the fillet

Literary usage of Decussating

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1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1894)
"A Contribution to the Study of (i) some of the decussating Tracts of the Mid- and Inter-brain, and (ii) of the Pyramidal System in the Mesencephalon and ..."

2. Text-book of normal histology: including an account of the development of by George Arthur Piersol (1904)
"... fibres of crossed pyramidal tracts crossing (,/) to anterior pyramid of opposite side ; t, anterior horn of gray matter isolated by decussating fibres; ..."

3. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1868)
"... the 7th rib to the anterior surface of the xiphoid cartilage, into which it is inserted by its fibres decussating with those of the opposite ligament. ..."

4. Acupressure: A New Method of Arresting Surgical Haemorrhage and of by James Young Simpson (1864)
"This I find is easily effected by a modification in the process—by giving the threads, as they are passed outwards, a decussating instead of a direct Fig. ..."

5. Text-book of Ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs (1911)
"In them the non-decussating bundle is so attenuated that at first it escaped ... On the other hand, in man the non-decussating bundle approximates the ..."

6. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1869)
"decussating fibres of the anterior commissure continuons with that of the spinal ... decussating fibres from the opposite lateral columns constituting their ..."

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