Synonyms for transection

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A transection, showing the dorsal and ventral mesogastrium at the level of the fundus of the stomach, is given in Fig. 298.

Transection: a cut across, at right angles to the body: transverse section.

WORD ORIGIN

"to cut across," 1630s, from Latin trans- "across" (see trans-) + sectus, past participle of secare "to cut" (see section (n.)).

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