Definition of Commissural

1. a. Of or pertaining to a commissure.

Definition of Commissural

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to a commissure ¹

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Definition of Commissural

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Commissural

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

Lexicographical Neighbors of Commissural

commissura colliculorum inferiorum
commissura colliculorum superiorum
commissura fornicis
commissura grisea
commissura habenularum
commissura hippocampi
commissura labiorum
commissura palpebrarum lateralis
commissura palpebrarum medialis
commissura posterior cerebri
commissura posterior grisea
commissura ventralis alba
commissurae supraopticae
commissural (current term)
commissural cell
commissural cheilitis
commissural fibres
commissural myelotomy
commissure of cerebral hemispheres
commissure of fornix
commissure of habenulae
commissure of inferior colliculi
commissure of lips
commissure of superior colliculus

Literary usage of Commissural

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

1. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Edward Albert Sharpey-Schäfer, George Dancer Thane, Johnson Symington (1893)
"commissural fibres in the white matter of the cerebellum. ... commissural fibres also pierce the nuclei of the roof. In addition to these crossing fibres, ..."

2. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1862)
"Transverse commissural fibres which connect together the two hemispheres. 3. Longitudinal commissural fibres, which connect distant parts of the same ..."

3. Psychology: General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1907)
"... the commissural fibers, and go to make up the corpus callosum or bridge of fibers conspicuous in any median section of the cerebrum. ..."

4. A Text Book of Physiology by Michael Foster (1893)
"TRANSVERSE OR SO-CALLED commissural FIBRES. connected with the gray matter of ... joins it with the corpus callosum, must also be regarded as a commissural ..."

5. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1881)
"and mushroom body, optic and antennal lobes, and commissural lobes; X 'A A. Fir,. 3.—Enlarged view of the trabecula and its nerves, of the mushroom body, ..."

6. A Compend of human physiology: Especially Adapted for the Use of Medical by Albert Philson Brubaker (1893)
"The transverse commissural fibers connect together the two hemispheres, ... The longitudinal commissural fibers connect together different parts of the same ..."

7. A Text-book of physiology: For Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1905)
"Or it is possible that the bilateral control is due to commissural connections between the lower centers in the cord. Some evidence in favor of the former ..."

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