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bascule

/bas·cule/ (bas´kūl) [Fr.] a device working on the principle of the seesaw, so that when one end is raised the other is lowered.
cecal bascule  a form of cecal volvulus in which the cecum becomes folded across bands or adhesions that run across the ascending colon.
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The Maryland project was like ours, a bascule bridge replaced by a 65-foot span and the result, says contest organizer and bridge engineer Dr.
Detailed Mechanical, Electrical and Structural inspection of bascule bridges B01 of 51011 and B02 of 70014, Nth & Grd Reg.
It included rehabilitation of the Randolph, Washington, and Madison Street bascule bridges over the Chicago River; new ventilation elements for lower-level Wacker Drive; and construction of a new utility tunnel beneath Wacker Drive and the Chicago River.