Medical Dictionary


adj trans·verse
\tran(t)s-ˈvərs, tranz-, ˈtran(t)s-ˌ, ˈtranz-ˌ\

Medical Definition of TRANSVERSE

:  acting, lying, or being across :  set crosswise
:  made at right angles to the long axis of the body <a transverse section>
trans·verse·ly adverb
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