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transverse

lying or being across, or in a crosswise direction; athwart; often opposed to longitudinal.

(Science: geometry) Transverse axis (of an ellipse or hyperbola), that axis which passes through the foci.

(Science: botany) Transverse partition, a partition, as of a pericarp, at right angles with the valves, as in the siliques of mustard.

Origin: L. Transversus, p. P. Of transvertere to turn on direct across; trans across _ vertere to turn: cf. F. Transverse. See Verse, and cf. Traverse.

1. Anything that is transverse or athwart.

2. (Science: geometry) The longer, or transverse, axis of an ellipse.


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Directional Terms

Look here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Human_anatomy_planes.svg You will see that you will need Transverse section in order to see both Dorsal and Ventral anything. For the second one it probably would depend on the shape of the cavity, so I would choose Midsagital, ...

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by ndtb
Thu Aug 30, 2012 10:59 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Directional Terms
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Directional Terms

... of section is it possible to observe both dorsal and ventral cavities in the same section? __________ and __________ Terms: midsagittal, frontal, transverse, parasagittal, and sagittal

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by W1173520
Thu Aug 30, 2012 7:32 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Directional Terms
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Saltatory Conduction

... the action potential at the next node. Are the ion channels at each node triggered (1) directly by electromagnetic fluctuations resulting from a transverse current across the membrane at the previous node, or (2) are they triggered by the longitudinal flow of ions within the axon resulting from ...

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by MpXnpio
Tue Apr 06, 2010 6:15 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Saltatory Conduction
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Quadratus Lumborum

its origin is from the posterior 1/3 of inner lip of iliac crest and ilio-lumbar ligment it attach to the medial 1/2 of last rib and tips of transverse processesof lumbar vertebra and intervertebral discs between from T2 to L5 so now you can guess the action

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by raghda
Thu Oct 04, 2007 11:21 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Quadratus Lumborum
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dicotyledon plants

hey guys, does all dicotyledon plants look the same in a transverse section? do they vary slightly between plants, or do they have vast differences?

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by smash1990
Wed Aug 29, 2007 12:01 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: dicotyledon plants
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