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synonyms for decussate

  • bisect
  • crisscross
  • crosscut
  • intersect
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Fertile catkins globular, of shield-shaped scales decussate in pairs, bearing few (1–4) erect bottle-shaped ovules at base.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
A Melaleuca with very small decussate leaves, a tree about twenty-five feet high, was growing on the scrubby ridges.
JOURNAL OF AN OVERLAND EXPEDITION IN AUSTRALIALUDWIG LEICHHARDT
The whorls or pairs alternate or cross each other, usually at right angles, that is, they decussate.
THE ELEMENTS OF BOTANYASA GRAY
The remaining fibres pass down as the direct pyramidal tract, and decussate in the cord near their termination.
MANUAL OF SURGERY VOLUME SECOND: EXTREMITIES--HEAD--NECK. SIXTH EDITION.ALEXANDER MILES
Thus, leaves normally opposite and decussate may, by fusion, become alternate.
VEGETABLE TERATOLOGYMAXWELL T. MASTERS
Decussate, arranged in pairs which successively cross each other, 71.
THE ELEMENTS OF BOTANYASA GRAY
These are sometimes marked with a decussate cross, as was done to facilitate fracture during administration.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
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WORDS RELATED TO DECUSSATE

  • bisect
  • crisscross
  • crosscut
  • decussate
  • divide
  • intercross
  • intertwine
  • lace
  • lie athwart of
  • rest across
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