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English → English (WordNet) Definition: decussate decussate adj : crossed or intersected in the form of an X [syn: intersectant, intersecting] v : cross or intersect so as to form a cross; “this nerve decussates the other”; “the fibers decussate”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Decussate Decussate \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 X.] 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. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Growing in pairs, each of which is at right angles to the next pair above or below; as, decussated leaves or branches. [1913 Webster] 3. (Rhet.) Consisting of two rising and two falling clauses, placed in alternate opposition to each other; as, a decussated period. [1913 Webster]


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