chiasm


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Synonyms for chiasm

an intersection or crossing of two tracts in the form of the letter X

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In this patient, due to adherence to the vital structures, such as cavernous sinus and optic chiasm, we could not resect the capsule of the tumor totally to avoid possible additional neurologic complications.
8) Maurice Merleau-Ponty, "The Intertwining--The Chiasm," in The Continental Aesthetics Reader, ed.
The patient underwent transsphenoidal resection of the pituitary mass to decompress his chiasm and obtain pathology.
Initial imaging revealed a space-occupying, non-enhancing lesion in the optic chiasm.
This reciprocity is what Merleau-Ponty (1964) described as the crossing over of the touching and the touched, which he referred to as chiasm (the symbolic and / or actual place where the toucher and the touched meet at an interface of intermingling).
Moreover, to be patient means to perceive oneself as subject and object without no or minimal chiasm, to experience a more elevated reaction to the classical divide.
Literarily, Malbim's textual observation could be explained as a chiasm to demonstrate the unsolvable circularity of the women's arguments.
In the last plate of strip 1, the two main characters, Tintin and Haddock, are surrounded by a number of green and red elements that put them literally between brackets, the chiasm effect of the red and green being very strong (the choice of red and green is not a coincidence: these colors are bright and easy to identify, even for very distracted readers; moreover, they are interpreted as being very different from the colors that "label" the pale blue Tintin and the dark blue Haddock).
Surgery is also recommended when the incidentaloma is abutting or compressing the optic nerves or chiasm on magnetic resonance imaging, when a patient is experiencing pituitary apoplexy with visual disturbance, or if a patient has a hypersecreting tumor other than a prolactinoma, according to the guidelines, which appear in the Endocrine Society's journal (J.
Superior to the gland is the hypothalamus and superoanteriorly is the optic chiasm.
Tumours may be unilateral or bilateral, affecting the optic nerves, optic tracts and/or chiasm.
The SCN, located in the hypothalamus just above the optic chiasm, controls a person's circadian rhythm.
DELIMIT OVICIDE MICELLA SLEDDER (4410) CASAVAS AMIDINE MIDDLED ECHELLE LEERIER (4409) CHIMLA LOCOED ALIDAD SLEEVE HARMED (4407) CHIASM HANDLE ALUMIN LORICA LEERED ADDERS (4403) STAMMELS CONOIDAL ALGICIDE DEALATED (4403)
Visual defects occurred in some, secondary to pressure in the area of the optic chiasm from associated hydrocephalus.