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chiasmal


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chiasm  \Chi"asm\,  Chiasma  \Chi*as"ma\,  n.  [NL.  chiasma,  fr  Gr 
  ?  two  lines  placed  crosswise,  fr  ?  to  mark  with  a  [chi].] 
  (Anat.) 
  A  commissure;  especially,  the  optic  commissure,  or  crucial 
  union  of  the  optic  nerves.  --  {Chi*as"mal},  a.. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chiasmal 
  adj  :  (anatomy)  of  or  relating  to  a  chiasm  [syn:  {chiasmic},  {chiasmatic}] 




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