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Definition of Decussated
DecussatedDecussate De*cus"sate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Decussated; p.
pr. & vb. n. Decussating.] [L. decussatus, p. p. of
decussare to cross like an X, fr. decussis (orig. equiv. to
decem asses) the number ten, which the Romans represented by
To cross at an acute angle; to cut or divide in the form of
X; to intersect; -- said of lines in geometrical figures,
rays of light, nerves, etc.
Decussate De*cus"sate, Decussated De*cus"sa*ted, a.
1. Crossed; intersected.
2. (Bot.) Growing in pairs, each of which is at right angles
to the next pair above or below; as, decussated leaves or
3. (Rhet.) Consisting of two rising and two falling clauses,
placed in alternate opposition to each other; as, a
Meaning of Decussated from wikipedia
- the left side of the body decussate
to the right
side of the brain
and the nerves
from the right
side of the body decussate
to the left brain, however...
- corticospinal axons decussate
over) the midline
down the spinal
cord on the contralateral
side. The fibers
will go down...
- the corticospinal tract along
of the medulla
) at the medullary
down the spinal
- from most medial
to most lateral
respectively. The pathway crosses
) at the level
of the spinal
than in the brainstem
in each pathway decussate
(cross the spinal
cord or brainstem), because
in segments. Decussated fibers later reach
- and the secondary neuronal axons decussates
and then travel
up to the superior cerebellar peduncle where
again. From here, the information...
- 90 degrees
apart, this habit
is called decussate
. It is common
of the family
Cr****ulaceae Decussate phyllotaxis
in the Aizoaceae...
has a slightly toothed
margin; they are strongly scented
and have a decussate
phyllotaxy. The purplish flowers
in close whorls
- pathway, and their
the internal arcuate fibers
or fasciculi, decussate
from one side of the medulla
to the other
to form the medial
are slender stems
of the inflorescence
axis that show opposite decussate
branching. Externally, they are brownish, rough, and irregularly
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