- a decussating or being decussated
- an intersection forming an
- Anat. a crossing of bands of nerve fibers in the brain or spinal cord
Origin of decussationClassical Latin decussatio
- A crossing in the shape of an X.
- Anatomy An X-shaped crossing, especially of nerves or bands of nerve fibers, connecting corresponding parts on opposite sides of the brain or spinal cord.
From Latin decussationem, from decussare.