Definition of transection in English:

transection

noun

technical
  • See transect

    • ‘Trauma is the most common cause of complete transection of the spinal cord.’
    • ‘This confirms a slight clockwise sense of transection observed in the field in Domain 2.’
    • ‘Complete transection causes the artery to quickly retract and close down, and this promotes clotting of the blood.’
    • ‘Recent research would indicate that tears of this nature, i.e. transections, are not expected to heal together unless there is surgical repair.’
    • ‘This allows the level of transection to be identified, along with other features, based on knowledge of the spinal segmental motor nerve supply to the individual muscles.’