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1. A crossing of structures in the form of an X. 2. A place in which linear structures cross. SYN: SEE: chiasm; chiasma 3. In reference to axons in the central nervous system, the crossing of the midplane (the sagittal plane) of the brain or spinal cord en route to a target on the contralateral side
Venes, Donald, editor. "Decussation." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740329/all/decussation.
Decussation. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740329/all/decussation. Accessed November 22, 2019.
Decussation. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740329/all/decussation
Decussation [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 22]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740329/all/decussation.
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