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transect

a sample strip of land used to monitor plant distribution, animal populations, etc., within a given area
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transect

[tran′sekt]
(science and technology)
To cut across, or to cut transversely.
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Crush injury and transection can be considered as axonotmesis and neurotmesis, respectively [5, 29].
Group C (glutamine): Received 7 days of standard chow food plus glutamine rich diet preoperatively followed by right colonic transection and end-to-end anastomosis and received 7 days of standard chow food plus glutamine rich diet postoperatively before being sacrificed (n=10).
SureForm 60 accommodates procedures associated with larger organ transections and across a greater range of tissue thicknesses, eliminating the need for a third-party stapler during da Vinci procedures requiring longer staple lengths or in thick tissue situations.
Functionally, sciatic nerve transection distal to the innervation of the posterior thigh musculature spares knee flexion so that a patient's ability to ambulate is often preserved.
If obstruction or transection is suspected to be more proximal, the ports may have been shifted above the umbilicus to optimally mobilize the ureter.
On the other hand, three different stump closure techniques were used for open surgery following pancreatic transection with electrocautery or a scalpel:
described a rare complication of transection of internal jugular line during hair cutting resulting in lodging of the line within the internal jugular vein [10].
[42] found no change in 5-HT-7 receptor gene expression in lumbar MNs 3 months after spinal cord transection, but passive cycling increased 5-[HT.sub.7] receptor mRNA.
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology researchers implanted human stem cells into rats with a complete spinal cord transection.
The transection was identified during the dissection and immediate repair was performed peroperatively without converting to laparotomy.
The plane of the planned parenchymal transection was marked on the liver surface using diathermy, and parenchymal transection was performed using a Cavitron Ultrasonic Surgical Aspirator (CUSA).
The transection of renal tissue of sham control rats showed a normal glomerulus architecture (Figure 3A; 400 x).