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inclination

 [in″klĭ-na´shun]
a sloping or leaning; the angle of deviation from a particular line or plane of reference.
inclination of the pelvis the angle between the plane of the pelvic inlet and the horizontal plane.

in·cli·na·tion

(in'kli-nā'shŭn), [TA]
1. A leaning or sloping.
2. In dentistry, deviation of the long axis of a tooth from the perpendicular.
Synonym(s): inclinatio [TA], version (3)
[L. inclinatio, a leaning]

inclination

/in·cli·na·tion/ (-klĭ-na´shun) a sloping or leaning; the angle of deviation from a particular line or plane of reference; in dentistry, the deviation of a tooth from the vertical.
pelvic inclination  the angle between the plane of the pelvic inlet and the horizontal plane.

in·cli·na·tion

(in'kli-nā'shŭn) [TA]
1. A leaning or sloping.
2. dentistry Deviation of the long axis of a tooth from the perpendicular.
Synonym(s): version (3) .
[L. inclinatio, a leaning]

inclination

leaning toward/away from a reference point

in·cli·na·tion

(in'kli-nā'shŭn) [TA]
In dentistry, deviation of the long axis of a tooth from the perpendicular.
[L. inclinatio, a leaning]

inclination (in´klinā´shən),

n the angle of slope from a particular item of reference.
inclination, axial,
n the alignment of a tooth in a vertical plane in relationship to its basal bone structure.
inclination, lateral condylar,
n the direction of the lateral condyle path.
inclination of tooth,
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