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Medical Term:

cross-sectional

Pronunciation: kros'sek'shun-al

Definition:

  1. In histology, a sectioning of a tissue or organ perpendicular to its longitudinal axis.
  2. Relating to planar sections of an anatomic or other structure.

See: synchronic

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