Definition of Commissures

1. Noun. (plural of commissure) ¹



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Definition of Commissures

1. commissure [n] - See also: commissure

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Commissures

commissura ventralis alba
commissurae supraopticae
commissural
commissural cell
commissural cheilitis
commissural fibres
commissural myelotomy
commissure
commissure of cerebral hemispheres
commissure of fornix
commissure of habenulae
commissure of inferior colliculi
commissure of lips
commissure of superior colliculus
commissures (current term)
commissurotomies
commissurotomy
commit a bill
commit point
commit suicide
commit to memory
commital
commitment
commitment-phobe
commitment-phobes
commitment-phobia
commitment-phobic

Literary usage of Commissures

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1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1886)
"(2) In the amphibians, the cerebral commissures lie behind the foramen of Monro. ... (3) In the reptiles, the cerebral commissures lie below and slightly in ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1888)
"This consists in the constant presence of three dorsal commissures or, ... These three commissures are primitive features of the brain and they appear in ..."

3. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1888)
"This consists in the constant presence of three dorsal commissures or, ... These three commissures are primitive features of the brain and they appear in ..."

4. The Anatomy of the Brain: With a General View of the Nervous System by Johann Gaspar Spurzheim, Robert Willis (1826)
"Of the commissures or Fibres of Union. ALL the proper cerebral organs, like the other instruments ... These have been long known by the name of commissures. ..."

5. Phrenology Made Practical and Popularly Explained by Frederick Bridges (1861)
"The commissures of the brain are parts that extend across from one hemisphere of the brain to the other, and are evidently intended to produce unity of ..."

6. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1893)
"... Remedy for Exophthalmic Goitre—Scientific Teetotalism—The Cerebral commissures in the Marsu- piala and Monotremata—Cases Treated by Psycho-Theraphy—A ..."

7. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1893)
"The cavity of the third ventricle is crossed by three commissures, named, from their position, anterior, middle, and posterior. The anterior commissure is a ..."

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