decussate

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Synonyms for decussate

to pass through or over

Synonyms for decussate

cross or intersect so as to form a cross

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crossed or intersected in the form of an X

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The corpus callosum is the largest of the decussating white matter tracts.
A unilateral (rather than bilateral) mucosal flap is elevated to the nasal floor by incising the decussating fibers that attach it to the anterior nasal spine and the maxillary crest.
The key elements of this operation are (1) exposure and detachment of the deflected segment from the maxillary crest by separation of the decussating fibers, (2) full-thickness incision of this cartilage up to the nasal dorsum, and (3) excision of the excess cartilage inferiorly for movement onto the maxillary crest.
Decussating interneurons mediate antennular withdrawal in the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus.
Also Lindner & Kemprud identified the median arcuate ligament as a structure variable in size, shape and position usually presented a round fibrous of 1 to 3 mm in width formed by condensing the fibrous margin of the two crura of diaphragm decussating to form the ventral border of the aortic hiatus easily observed by naked eye.