Definitions

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  • adj. of or relating to a chiasm

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Examples

  •   Rather, he allows the vision to remain the act, his eyes palpating with glee that fine, attentive flesh — a chiasmatic molestation, as Merleau-Ponty would have it. 1  Academics justify with awkward style.

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  • The participants were very enthusiastic and excited about his chiasmatic division of the book of Revelation which helps in the understanding of this difficult book of the New Testament.

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  • Chiasmus. com is a site devoted to cataloging and discussing chiasmatic phrases:

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  • The middle part of the fossa presents, in front, the chiasmatic groove and tuberculum sellæ; the chiasmatic groove ends on either side at the optic foramen, which transmits the optic nerve and ophthalmic artery to the orbital cavity.

    II. Osteology. 5d. The Interior of the Skull

  • Behind this is the anterior margin of the chiasmatic groove, running lateralward on either side to the upper margin of the optic foramen.

    II. Osteology. 5d. The Interior of the Skull

  • —The floor of the anterior fossa is formed by the orbital plates of the frontal, the cribriform plate of the ethmoid, and the small wings and front part of the body of the sphenoid; it is limited behind by the posterior borders of the small wings of the sphenoid and by the anterior margin of the chiasmatic groove.

    II. Osteology. 5d. The Interior of the Skull

  • It is bounded in front by the posterior margins of the small wings of the sphenoid, the anterior clinoid processes, and the ridge forming the anterior margin of the chiasmatic groove; behind, by the superior angles of the petrous portions of the temporals and the dorsum sellæ; laterally by the temporal squamæ, sphenoidal angles of the parietals, and great wings of the sphenoid.

    II. Osteology. 5d. The Interior of the Skull

  • This surface is bounded behind by a ridge, which forms the anterior border of a narrow, transverse groove, the chiasmatic groove (optic groove), above and behind which lies the optic chiasma; the groove ends on either side in the optic foramen, which transmits the optic nerve and ophthalmic artery into the orbital cavity.

    II. Osteology. 5a. 5. The Sphenoid Bone

  • Behind the chiasmatic groove is an elevation, the tuberculum sellæ; and still more posteriorly, a deep depression, the sella turcica, the deepest part of which lodges the hypophysis cerebri and is known as the fossa hypophyseos.

    II. Osteology. 5a. 5. The Sphenoid Bone

  • All of us bristol cheap flights that is jaggedly a nortriptyline of hollow, pursuing is chiasmatic to nebo a new lubberly and he is unopposed too.

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