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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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However, in type 3 that is caecal bascule, there is anterior and upward folding of caecum over ascending colon.
Although the caecal bascule was first described in 1899, it was characterised as a type of caecal volvulus only in 1938.
Bascules is fronted with windows that stretch the length of the building so no matter where you are sitting, you can still gaze outside and imagine yourself driving one of the posh cars or mooring a boat at the marina
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.
The counterweights permit the bascules to be raised to a nearly vertical 83-degree opening angle in just 60 seconds with relatively little effort applied to the gear wheels.
A straight span which would act as a high level walkway was substituted for the arch; hydraulic machinery instead of chains would raise two bascules.
Look down on buses whizzing over the bridge--and see the bascules being raised beneath you.
cration d~environ 29 coffrets doubles de distributions (chacun quip de 2 inverseurs de source bascules, 4 interrupteurs, 12 disjoncteurs modulaires, .