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 (bī′sĕkt′, bī-sĕkt′)
v. bi·sect·ed, bi·sect·ing, bi·sects
To cut or divide into two parts, especially two equal parts.
To split; fork.

bi·sec′tion n.
bi·sec′tion·al adj.
bi·sec′tion·al·ly adv.
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relating to division into two equal parts
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Adj.1.bisectional - of or relating to bisectionbisectional - of or relating to bisection    
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