transverse

(redirected from Transversus)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to Transversus: transversus abdominis

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)
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

transverse

To cross from side to side.
Copyright © 1981-2019 by The Computer Language Company Inc. All Rights reserved. THIS DEFINITION IS FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY. All other reproduction is strictly prohibited without permission from the publisher.
References in periodicals archive ?
Outcomes of discharge after elective laparoscopic colorectal surgery with transversus abdominis plane blocks and enhanced recovery pathway.
Grapsidae 25-35 * ([dagger]) Milne Edwards, Grapsoidea ([double dagger]) 1837) Pachygrapsus Grapsidae 28-34 * ([dagger]) gracilis Grapsoidea (Saussure, 1858) Pachygrapsus Grapsidae >32-35 * ([dagger]) transversus Grapsoidea (Gibbes, 1850) Armases (=Sesarma) Sesarmidae 15-45 miersii (Rathbun, Grapsoidea 1897) Armases ricordi (H.
Continue to practice the exercise, concentrating on the imagery and the girdle-like feeling of the transversus. Over time, this exercise will develop one's kinesthetic awareness enough to notice the subtle movements of these muscles.
Tests of core function included a timed prone extension endurance test, side bridge endurance test, and a test of transversus abdominis (TrA) function.
It is well documented that deeper muscles located around the spine, such as IO and transversus abdominis muscles, are selectively activated to stabilize the spine during abdominal bracing (Vera-Garcia et al., 2010).
An MRI investigation into the function of the transversus abdominis muscle during "drawing-in" of the abdominal wall.
Patients in the epidural group received a bolus of 8 to 15 ml of ropivacaine 0.2% and an infusion of 5 to 15 ml/hour and the transversus abdominis plane block group a bolus dose of 20 ml of ropivacaine 0.375% bilaterally and an infusion of 0.2% ropivacaine 8 ml/hour bilaterally, for three days.
The muscles included in the local system are the breathing diaphragm on the top, the pelvic floor on the bottom, the transversus abdominis in the front, and the multisided (lower back muscles) in the back."
A study evaluating the efficacy of a block at the transversus abdominis plane (TAP) (12) reported that the risk of puncturing the peritoneum, which applies to all blind techniques, was a limitation of the procedure.
The 7 Day Program is a physical therapy program that provides extension work, focusing on glute strength, lower back strength, and transversus abdominus (TA) stabilization.