Definition of Chiasmatic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to a chiasm.

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



Definition of Chiasmatic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Chiasmatic

1. Relating to a chiasm. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chiasmatic

chiaroscurist
chiaroscurists
chiaroscuro
chiaroscuroed
chiaroscuros
chias
chiasm
chiasma
chiasma opticum
chiasma syndrome
chiasma tendinum
chiasmal
chiasmapexy
chiasmas
chiasmata
chiasmatic (current term)
chiasmatic cistern
chiasmatic groove
chiasmatic sulcus
chiasmi
chiasmic
chiasms
chiasmus
chiastic
chiastobasidial
chiastolite
chiaus
chiaused
chiauses
chiausing

Literary usage of Chiasmatic

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

1. Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray, Warren Harmon Lewis (1918)
"Behind this is the anterior margin of the chiasmatic groove, ... The middle part of the fossa presents, in front, the chiasmatic groove and tuber- culum ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"Behind this is the anterior margin of the chiasmatic groove, ... The middle part of the fossa presents, in front, the chiasmatic groove and ..."

3. Annals of Ophthalmology (1904)
"And as regards the rational demonstration cited, there is no other conclusion than the existence of the chiasmatic semi- decussation because without this, ..."

4. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"... supra- chiasmatic nucleus within the deafferented region has been suggested to account for the persistence of LH secretion and this constant vaginal ..."

5. Anatomy of the Cat by Jacob Ellsworth Reighard, Herbert Spencer Jennings (1901)
"The two optic foramina are connected by the shallow transverse chiasmatic groove (Fig. 42, ;«), for the optic chiasma. Another small foramen continues ..."

6. Mouth Hygiene: A Text-book for Dental Hygienists by Alfred Civilion Fones (1921)
"... foramen Orifice* for olfactory nerves Posterior ethmoidal foramen Ethmoidal spine Olfactory groove» Optic foramen chiasmatic groove ..."

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