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- n. A transverse cut or division.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In anatomy, the dissection of a body transversely; transverse section: correlated with longisection.
- n. See transexion.
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TBRE has returned from her transection of Darkest New Hampshire* with heroic quantities of booze, such that I have been forced to clear out a cabinet in the kitchen (formerly devoted to clutter and extra dog food) in order to construct a Shrine To Bacchus.
Selective bipolar umbilical cord cautery and transection of anomalous parabiotic twin The patient was a 33-year-old, second pregnancy, referred at 21 weeks gestational age for pregnancy complicated by a monochorionic, monoamniotic (single shared placenta, single shared amniotic sac) twin pregnancy, with one twin reported to have multiple congenital anomalies.
After multidisciplinary consultation, the family requested selective bipolar umbilical cord cauterization of the abnormal parabiotic twin with transection (cutting) of the cord to reduce the risks associated with co-twin cord entanglement.
Meuli-Simmen C, Meuli M, Hutchins GM, Yingling CD, Timmel GB, Harrison MR, Adzick NS: The fetal spinal cord does not regenerate after in utero transection in a large mammalian model.
He reviewed pages of typed medical records and scribbled notes that charted with clinical precision each sailors fatal wounds: Blast injury to brain, Multiple bullet and shrapnel wounds, Exsanguination from complete transection of body.
The list was a transection of Egyptian society: governors, judges, bankers, merchants, civil servants, policemen, butchers, and fellahin who, indentured to their own government by the Corvée, sent their slaves to the Suez Canal works as substitute laborers.
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Checkout Day cheekbone, transection of childhood leukemia chisels circle of Willis circumcision
The well-established findings that NGF synthesis is increased following transection of nerve fibers connecting NGF receptive nerve cells to their targets  or via hormonal action [101,102], are an additional indication of the remarkable plasticity of the mechanisms controlling the expression of the
Thus spinal transection, cutting off the hind-limb spinal reflexes from prespinal centers inflicts "shocks" on the extensor half-centre and produces "release" of the flexor half-centre.
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