Definition of Chiasm. Meaning of Chiasm. Synonyms of Chiasm

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Definition of Chiasm

Chiasm
Chiasm Chi"asm, Chiasma Chi*as"ma, n. [NL. chiasma, fr. Gr. ? two lines placed crosswise, fr. ? to mark with a [chi].] (Anat.) A commissure; especially, the optic commissure, or crucial union of the optic nerves. -- Chi*as"mal, a..

Meaning of Chiasm from wikipedia

- The optic chiasm, or optic chiasma ( /ɒptɪk kaɪæzəm/; Gr****: χίασμα, "crossing", from the Gr**** χιάζω, "to mark with an X", after the Gr**** letter "Chi")...
- Chiasm may refer to: Chiasm (musical project), an electronic music project by Emileigh Rohn Chiasm (anatomy), an X-shaped structure produced by the crossing...
- In anatomy a chiasm is the spot where two structures cross, forming an X-shape (from Gr**** letter χ, Chi). This can be: A tendinous chiasm is the spot...
- and left visual field. It is usually ****ociated with lesions of the optic chiasm, the area where the optic nerves from the right and left eyes cross near...
- optic chiasm (see diagram above) will affect the areas of vision loss. Damage to the optic nerve that is anterior, or in front of the optic chiasm (toward...
- axon that extends into the brain. These axons form the optic nerve, optic chiasm, and optic tract. A small percentage of retinal ganglion cells contribute...
- set of signs and symptoms that are ****ociated with lesions of the optic chiasm, manifesting as various impairments of the sufferer's visual field according...
- Emileigh Rohn is a solo artist who produces the electronic music project Chiasm sold by COP International records. She has released five albums; Disorder...
- region of the brain in the hypothalamus, situated directly above the optic chiasm. It is responsible for controlling circadian rhythms. The neuronal and hormonal...
- photoreceptor cells travel in the following way: Retina→Optic nerve→Optic chiasm (here the nasal visual field of both eyes cross over to the opposite side)→Optic...
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