commissure: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kom'u-shoor", -shûr"), [key]
— n.
  1. a joint; seam; suture.
  2. the joint or face by which one carpel coheres with another.
  3. a connecting band of nerve fiber, esp. one joining the right and left sides of the brain or spinal cord.
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