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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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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.