Definition of Sectant

1. n. One of the portions of space bounded by the three coordinate planes. Specif. (Crystallog.), one of the parts of a crystal into which it is divided by the axial planes.



Definition of Sectant

1. Noun. One of the portions of space bounded by the three coordinate planes. ¹

2. Noun. (crystallography) One of the parts of a crystal into which it is divided by the axial planes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Sectant

1. One of the portions of space bounded by the three coordinate planes. Specif. One of the parts of a crystal into which it is divided by the axial planes. Origin: L. Secare, sectum, to cut. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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