Link to this page verb-transitive: To mix or become crossed in order to develop an X; intersect. To get across at an acute angle; to reduce or divide in the shape of X; to intersect; -- stated of outlines in geometrical figures, rays of light, nerves, etc. View More adjective: Intersected or crossed by means of an X. Botany Arranged on a stem in other sets at correct sides to those above or below, resulting in four straight rows: decussate leaves. Crossed; intersected; resembling a letter X. Having reverse leaves arranged alternately at correct angles. Consisting of two increasing as well as 2 dropping conditions, put into alternate opposition together. Crossed; intersected. Growing in pairs, all of that will be at correct sides to the next pair above or below. comprising two increasing as well as 2 falling conditions, placed in alternative opposition to one another. entered or intersected by means of an X View More verb: To form an X or to get across or intersect. mix or intersect so as to develop a cross View More others: To intersect; cross, as lines, rays of light, leaves, or fibers of nerves. Crossed; intersected: especially applied, in robot, to figures which are arranged in pairs alternatively crossing both at regular angles. In rhetoric, arranged in 2 sets of repeated, compared, or parallelized words or phrases, the next pair reversing the order for the very first; characterized by or constituting such an arrangement; chiastic. See chiasmus. View More Related Sources Definition for "decussate" To mix or become crossed in order to… View More Sentence for "decussate" Synonym for "decussate" Verb Forms for "decussate" Hypernym for "decussate" Cross Reference for "decussate" Equivalent for "decussate" Form for "decussate"