oblique section

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ob·lique sec·tion

a diagonal cross section attained by slicing, actually or through imaging techniques, the body or any part of the body or anatomic structure, in any plane that does not parallel the longitudinal axis or intersect it at a right angle, that is, that is neither longitudinal (vertical) nor transverse (horizontal).
Synonym(s): diagonal section

ob·lique sec·tion

(ō-blēk' sek'shŭn)
A diagonal cross section attained by slicing, actually or through imaging techniques, the body or any part of the body or anatomic structure, in any plane that does not parallel the longitudinal axis or intersect it at a right angle, i.e., which is neither longitudinal (vertical) nor transverse (horizontal).
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For our model we opted for a tight French braid across the head in diagonal section starting from one side and working across.
Many parents are unaware of how to fit the diagonal section of a seatbelt correctly ( not too far out on the shoulder and never under the arm ( or how to fit a lap belt ( across the tops of the legs, never across a child's stomach.
Many parents are unaware of how to fit the diagonal section of a seatbelt correctly - not too far out on the shoulder and never under the arm -or how to fit a lap belt -across the tops of the legs, never across a child's stomach.