- transverse amputation,
- transverse arch,
- transverse axis,
- transverse cervical artery,
- transverse colon
Origin of transverse
Examples from the Web for transverse
Ring circular, smooth, its transverse section also circular.
The Hyoid of the dog consists of a transverse median piece, the basi-hyal (fig. 72, 32), from which arise two pairs of cornua.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds
The shells are, however, more globular in form, and are marked by a transverse furrow.The Sea Shore|William S. Furneaux
Schneider has represented a transverse section in which the anterior nerves are figured.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1|Francis Maitland Balfour
An important property is: the difference of the focal distances of any point on the curve equals the transverse axis.
Word Origin for transverse
"lying across," early 15c. (earlier transversary, c.1400), from Latin transversus "turned or directed across," past participle of transvertere "turn across," from trans- "across" (see trans-) + vertere "to turn" (see versus). The verb transvert is recorded from late 14c.