[ trăn-sĕk′shən ]
A cross section along a long axis.
Division by cutting across.
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Transection: a cut across, at right angles to the body: transverse section.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
A transection, showing the dorsal and ventral mesogastrium at the level of the fundus of the stomach, is given in Fig. 298.The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity|George. S. Huntington