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decussation

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(dē″kŭ-sā′shŏn )

[decussate]

1. A crossing of structures in the form of an X.
2. A place in which linear structures cross.
SYN: SEE: chiasm; chiasma
3. In reference to axons in the central nervous system, the crossing of the midplane (the sagittal plane) of the brain or spinal cord en route to a target on the contralateral side

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Decussation." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740329/all/decussation.
Decussation. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740329/all/decussation. Accessed March 24, 2019.
Decussation. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740329/all/decussation
Decussation [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 March 24]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740329/all/decussation.
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