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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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It happened at around 9am yesterday at the Bascule Bar and Bistro at St Peter's Wharf in Walker.
The second type (making up as much as 30% of cases), illustrated by this case, is the bascule type, where the cecum folds anteriorly and cephalad to the ascending colon, with the production of a flap-valve occlusion at the site of flexion.
10 David Wampach, Bascule (Center for Performance Research, New York, October 15-16,2010) If it weren't for the compulsive charisma of dancers Michelle Boule and Liz Santoro, I might have beat my head against a wall.
4) We report a case of a forty-two year old female who developed a caecal bascule post emergency caesarean section.
To facilitate navigation three locks are operated and three bascule bridges rise to allow vessels between the estuary and the Bay.
Kolkata, Mar 19 (ANI): The famed swing bascule bridge at Kidderpore Port in Kolkata was extensively damaged after an empty cargo ship towed by a tug crashed against the guard wall of the bridge on Wednesday.
At the Bascule Bridge, in the centre of of the town, residents said the sea was at least 5ft higher than its usual level by 7.
The leaves of the bascule bridges [drawbridges] are very sensitive to changes in the movable span's dead load [that is, the bridge's own weight]," Holcomb says.
Locals say as soon as Mario got into the Rover two other vehicles followed him around the town before the driver drove the car into the water near Bascule Bridge.
The bascule bridge - which would open out to allow boats and yachts through - would run from Anchor Way in Penarth through to the sports village site in Ferry Road and also allow the completion of the Bay cycle ring.
The road traffic is halted well ahead of the bridges being raised, especially since in 1952 a London red bus had to leap from one bascule to the other when the bridge started to open just ahead of it.
des durees vides et ces moments de saut off tout bascule.