\dɪkəsˈe͡ɪʃən], \dɪkəsˈeɪʃən], \d_ɪ_k_ə_s_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]\
Definitions of DECUSSATION
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
Decussatio, Chiasmos, lucruciatio, Intersectio, Intricatura, from decussis, that is, decem asses; also, the figure of the letter X. Union in the shape of an X or cross. Anatomists use this term chiefly in the case of the nerves -as the decussation of the optic verves, which cross each other within the cranium.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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