CROSS SECTION By N., Sam M.S. - 5 a laceration through any field of an item or organ for the purpose of analyzing it. CROSS SECTION: "The cross section of the frog showed that the disease was present in various areas of the body and many organ systems." Related Psychology Terms CEREBRAL CORTEX CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide Evaluation of a Qualitative Study Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams Comparison of Assessment Tools Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development ARISTOTLE (384-322 B.C.) MENTAL RETARDATION (PREVENTION, CARE, AND TREATMENT) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "CROSS SECTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/cross-section/ (accessed August 10, 2022).