Definición de commissure en inglés:

commissure

Saltos de línea: com¦mis|sure
Pronunciación: /ˈkɒmɪsjʊə
 
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sustantivo

Anatomy
  • 1The joint between two bones.
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    • Opposing this hinge axis is the ventral commissure.
    • Maximum width at hinge line, with lateral commissures almost perpendicular.
    • One of the planes of fracture, however, provides a cross section perpendicular to the hinge line and plane of commissure that passes through both ligament areas.
  • 2A band of nerve tissue connecting the hemispheres of the brain, the two sides of the spinal cord, etc..
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    • The latter intersects various projection and commissural fibers, including those crossing to the opposite hemisphere in the anterior commissure.
    • Portions of the cerebral commissures, which link the left and right hemispheres, appear to be larger in women, and their brains may function in a less lopsided manner than men's.
    • The lateral part of the anterior commissure traverses the inferior part of the brain.
  • 3The line where the upper and lower lips or eyelids meet.
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    • The scratch is minor, but right above the lateral commissure.

Derivativos

commissural

Pronunciación: /ˌkɒmɪˈsjʊər(ə)l/
adjetivo
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  • In the spinal cord, commissural neurons, whose axons cross the midline and link the two sides of the cord, develop in the dorsal region.
  • The latter intersects various projection and commissural fibers, including those crossing to the opposite hemisphere in the anterior commissure.
  • An examination of the line revealed defects in a commissural pathway of neurons.

Origen

late Middle English: from Latin commissura 'junction', from committere 'join' (see commit).

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