HyperDic: decussate

English > 2 senses of the word decussate:
VERBmotiondecussatecross / cross or intersect so as to form a cross
ADJECTIVEalldecussate, intersectant, intersectingcrossed or intersected in the form of an X
English > decussate: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningcrossed or intersected in the form of an X.
Synonymsintersectant, intersecting
Broadercrossedplaced crosswise
English > decussate: 2 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningcross / cross or intersect so as to form a cross.
PatternSomething ----s something
Examples
  • "this nerve decussates the other"
  • "the fibers decussate"
Broadercrossmeet / meet and pass
Nounsdecussationan intersection or crossing of two tracts in the form of the letter X

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