commissure of cerebral hemispheres n.
See corpus callosum.
[kom-uh-shuh-rot-uh-mee] /ˌkɒm ə ʃəˈrɒt ə mi/ noun, plural commissurotomies. Surgery. 1. the incision of a band of , especially of mitral fibers, to correct mitral stenosis. commissurotomy com·mis·sur·ot·o·my (kŏm’ə-shu-rŏt’ə-mē, -su-) n.
[kuh-mit] /kəˈmɪt/ verb (used with object), committed, committing. 1. to give in trust or charge; consign. 2. to consign for preservation: to commit ideas to writing; to commit a poem to memory. 3. to pledge (oneself) to a position on an issue or question; express (one’s intention, feeling, etc.): Asked if he was a candidate, […]
[kuh-mit-muh nt] /kəˈmɪt mənt/ noun 1. the act of committing. 2. the state of being committed. 3. the act of committing, pledging, or engaging oneself. 4. a pledge or promise; obligation: We have made a commitment to pay our bills on time. 5. engagement; involvement: They have a sincere commitment to religion. 6. perpetration or […]
noun 1. a ceremony and celebration that affirms the love and commitment between two people who cannot legally marry, typically a same-sex or transgender couple. noun a social event celebrating a homosexual relationship; a same-sex wedding