Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In anatomy, the dissection of a body transversely; transverse section: correlated with longisection.
  • noun See transexion.

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  • noun surgery A transverse cut or division.

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Examples

  • 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.

    CHOP publications spina bifida

  • 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.

    panama freighter wearing rusty brown

  • 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.

    Twin Reversed Arterial Perfusion Sequence and Bipolar Cord

  • 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.

    Twin Reversed Arterial Perfusion Sequence and Bipolar Cord

  • 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 Attack on the Liberty

  • 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.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • 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.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • 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.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • CROWLEY: Welcome to the transection of graduation '06 and election' 08, a spot to track the travels and travails of potential presidential candidates.

    CNN Transcript May 30, 2006

  • CROWLEY: Welcome to the transection of graduation '06 and election' 08, a spot to track the travels and travails of potential presidential candidates.

    CNN Transcript May 30, 2006

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