Hemisect
Hemisect Hem`i*sect", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hemisected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hemisecting}.] [Hemi- + L. secare to cut.] (Anat.) To divide along the mesial plane. [1913 Webster]

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  • hemisect — hemisection, n. /hem i sekt , hem i sekt /, v.t. to cut into two equal parts; to bisect, esp. along a medial longitudinal plane. [1875 80; HEMI + SECT] * * * …   Universalium

  • hemisect — hemi·sect hem i .sekt vt to divide along the mesial plane <the brains were...hemisected by a midline sagittal cut (J. N. Riley & D. W. Walker)> hemi·sec·tion .sek shən n …   Medical dictionary

  • hemisect — hemi·sect …   English syllables

  • hemisect — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ˈsekt transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: hemi (I) + sect : to divide along the mesial plane …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hemisected — Hemisect Hem i*sect , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hemisected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hemisecting}.] [Hemi + L. secare to cut.] (Anat.) To divide along the mesial plane. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hemisecting — Hemisect Hem i*sect , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hemisected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hemisecting}.] [Hemi + L. secare to cut.] (Anat.) To divide along the mesial plane. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bisect — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. bifurcate, halve. See disjunction, numeration. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. cut in two, hemisect, halve; see divide 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • bisect — [v] divide in two bifurcate, branch off, cleave, cross, cut across, cut in half, cut in two, dichotomize, dimidiate, divaricate, divide in two, fork, furcate, halve, hemisect, intersect, separate, split, split down the middle; concepts 98,137,176 …   New thesaurus

  • -sect — I. |sekt adjective combining form Etymology: Latin sectus, past participle of secare to cut, divide more at saw : cut : divided pinnatisect II …   Useful english dictionary

  • hem|i|sect — «HEHM ee sehkt», transitive verb. to cut into halves; bisect, especially longitudinally or into equal right and left parts: »to hemisect an animal body. ╂[< hemi + Latin sectus, past participle of secāre to cut] …   Useful english dictionary

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