Decussate Synonyms & Definitions

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• DecussateDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. t.) To cross at an acute angle; to cut or divide in the form of X; to intersect; -- said of lines in geometrical figures, rays of light, nerves, etc.
  2. (a.) Alt. of Decussated

• DecussatedDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (a.) Crossed; intersected.
  2. (imp. & p. p.) of Decussate
  3. (a.) Consisting of two rising and two falling clauses, placed in alternate opposition to each other; as, a decussated period.
  4. (a.) Growing in pairs, each of which is at right angles to the next pair above or below; as, decussated leaves or branches.