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transverse

1. Geometry denoting the axis that passes through the foci of a hyperbola
2. (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
3. Astronomy another word for tangential (sense 2)

chambranle

A structural feature, often ornamental, enclosing the sides and top of a doorway, window, fireplace, or similar opening. The top piece or lintel is called the transverse and the side pieces or jambs the ascendants.

transverse

To cross from side to side.
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The present research work was conducted to evaluate the natural diets on the biology of Coccinella transversalis Fab.
10) For example, the modified Shouldice repair involves plication of the transversalis fascia followed by approximation of the internal oblique and transversus abdominis muscles to the iliopubic tract.
The transversalis fascia and transverses abdominis aponeurosis form the posterior border.
Firstly, the posterior two are sutured to the retroperitoneal connective tissue by retracting the peritoneal reflection upward, and then the anterior two are sutured to the under surface of transversalis muscle by retracting the muscle upward.
The needle then traverses the fascia transversalis, which is continuous with the fascia iliaca below the inguinal ligament (second pop).
The absence of the posterior rectus sheath below the arcuate line and a weak fascia transversalis resisting intra-abdominal pressure predisposes to the development of hernias.
The mechanism may be stretching and tearing of the transversalis fascia and conjoint tendon implicating a reduction in internal hip rotation and a weakening of the posterior inguinal wall.
The abdominal muscles consist of several layers of overlapping fibers: the rectus abdominus, which runs from the ribs to the pelvis, the internal and external obliques, which weave diagonally along each side of the body, and the transversalis abdominus muscles, which extend across the abdominal cavity from side to side and front to back.
The retroperitoneum is a space between the peritoneum and transversalis fascia lining the posterior abdominal cavity.
The lower portions of the rectus muscles are separated from the abdominal viscera by only a thin layer of transversalis fascia and peritoneum.