* * *tran·sec·tion -'sek-shən n an act or instance of transecting <therapeutic \transection of sensory nerves (E. R. Kandel )(et al)>
* * *n.1. a cross section of a piece of tissue.2. cutting across the tissue of an organ (see also section).
* * *tran·sec·tion (tran-sekґshən) [trans- + section] a section made across a long axis; a cross section; division by cutting transversely.
Medical dictionary. 2011.