cross-sectional cross-sectional

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of or relating to a cross section
  2. (adj) representing a plane made by cutting across something at right angles to its length

Usage(s):

  1. Ten years ago, doctors began to see more detail with a new kind of X-ray machine that uses a computer to construct clear, cross-sectional views of the body.
  2. Hounsfield built the computerized axial tomography scanner in the 1960s; it uses X rays to give doctors a three-dimensional, cross-sectional view of the body's interior.
  3. In the 1960s he built the computerized axial tomography scanner, which uses X rays to give doctors a three-dimensional, cross-sectional view of the body's interior.

News

  • New Protection Intelligent Quotient (PIQ) Quiz

    Test your knowledge of Laminated Bus Bar with Mersen's latest Protection Intelligent Quotient (PIQ) Quiz.  NEWBURYPORT, MA – Mersen, formerly Ferraz Shawmut, recently published a new Protection Intelligence Quotient (PIQ) Quiz on determining bus bar cross-sectional area. This quiz, and all other Mersen PIQ quizzes, is now viewable on mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets. Bus ...
    on July 16, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

Quotes

  1. In their 2006 report, "Mortality after the 2003 invasion of Iraq: a cross-sectional sample survey," the Johns Hopkins team says it used 47 cluster points for their sample of 1,849 interviews.
    on Oct 17, 2006 By: Johns Hopkins Source: Wall Street Journal

  2. "Being able to readily measure the cross-sectional area of the spinal canal accurately and quantify its changes on flexion and extension using FONAR's Dynamic™ Upright® MRI makes available another key dimension important to the surgical analysis...
    on Nov 15, 2007 By: Raymond Damadian Source: Business Wire (press release)

  3. "I loved the coloured, cross-sectional, technical drawings that appeared in the middle of the Eagle after Dan Dare," says Foster.
    on Apr 27, 2008 By: Lord Norman Foster Source: guardian.co.uk

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