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trans·verse

 (trăns-vûrs′, trănz-, trăns′vûrs′, trănz′-)
adj.
Situated or lying across; crosswise.
n.
Something, such as a part or beam, that is transverse.

[Latin trānsversus, from past participle of trānsvertere, to turn across : trāns, trans- + vertere, to turn; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

trans·verse′ly adv.
trans·verse′ness n.

transverse

(trænzˈvɜːs)
adj
1. crossing from side to side; athwart; crossways
2. (Mathematics) geometry denoting the axis that passes through the foci of a hyperbola
3. (Instruments) (of a flute, etc) held almost at right angles to the player's mouth, so that the breath passes over a hole in the side to create a vibrating air column within the tube of the instrument
4. (Astronomy) astronomy another word for tangential2
n
a transverse piece or object
[C16: from Latin transversus, from transvertere to turn across, from trans- + vertere to turn]
transˈversely adv
transˈverseness n

trans•verse

(trænsˈvɜrs, trænz-; ˈtræns vɜrs, ˈtrænz-)

adj.
1. lying or extending across or in a cross direction; cross.
2. (of a flute) having a mouth hole in the side of the tube, near its end, across which the player's breath is directed. Compare end-blown.
n.
3. something that is transverse.
[1610–20; < Latin trānsversus going or lying across, athwart. See traverse]
trans•verse′ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.transverse - extending or lying acrosstransverse - extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis; "cross members should be all steel"; "from the transverse hall the stairway ascends gracefully"; "transversal vibrations"; "transverse colon"
crosswise - lying or extending across the length of a thing or in a cross direction; "a crosswise street"; "the crosswise dimension"

transverse

adjective crossways, diagonal, oblique, crosswise, athwart one of the table's transverse supports

transverse

adjective
Situated or lying across:
Translations

transverse

[ˈtrænzvɜːs] ADJtransverso, transversal

transverse

[trænzˈvɜːrs] adjtransversal(e)

transverse

adjQuer-; musclestransversal; positionhorizontal; enginequer stehend; transverse beamQuerbalken m; transverse sectionQuerschnitt m

transverse

[ˈtrænzvɜːs] adjtrasversale

trans·verse

a. transversal, atravesado-a;
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___ plainplano ___.
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GIT 767-10 bears a well-developed, quite thick, crista transversalis interna posterior near the posterior border.
1] McVay and Anson pointed out in 1940 that the rectus fascia, a portion of the transversalis fascia that inserts into the lateral border of the rectus muscle underneath the transversus abdominis aponeurosis, is strong enough to prevent subsequent incisional herniation (Spigelian).
In spite of these ever changing trend of techniques, surgical acumen spins on "tension free repair as the optimal strategy19 and in this regard rigorous research in inguinal surgery has reported that weakness and deficiency lies in anterior abdominal wall, but the price is paid by fascia transversalis to cope with the intra- abdominal pressure which subsequently end up with hernia.
Anatomically, the umbilical fascia derives from the transversalis fascia and should provide support to the base of the umbilicus.
Most of SH occurs through the transversalis and internal oblique fascia in the lower abdomen at the lateral border of the rectus muscle.
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The consensus statement reports that this injury includes posterior inguinal wall weakness (this area represents a combination of the transversalis fascia and the parietal peritoneum), external ring dilation, conjoint tendon damage and tears in the inguinal ligament.
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Apres une exposition du sac herniaire et son refoulement, la technique consiste a poser une plaque de tissu synthetique, fixee par du fil non resorbable, aux structures ligamento-aponevrotiques de la region inguinale, permettant de renforcer le fascia transversalis et de cravater sans stranguler le cordon spermatique au niveau du canal inguinal profond.
The internal spermatic fascia is derived from the transversalis fascia (Tanagho & McAninch, 2000).
Sharing Amazonian rain-forest trees: Ecology of Anolispunctatus and Anolis transversalis (Squamata: Polychrotidae).