midplane


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pel·vic plane of least di·men·sions

the plane that extends from the end of the sacrum to the inferior border of the pubic symphysis; it is bounded posteriorly by the end of the sacrum, laterally by the ischial spines, and anteriorly by the inferior border of the pubic symphysis.

midplane

(1) Midsagittal plane, see there.
(2) Pelvic plane of least dimensions, see there.

midplane

(mĭd′plān)
1. The plane bisecting a symmetrical structure; the median plane.
2. In obstetrics, the plane of least dimensions in the pelvic outlet.
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Delamination damage was introduced by applying mold release at the midplane in a composite beam of configuration [0]20.
The PIV results are only obtained from the midplane of the cylinder and the field of view is limited by the glass ring of the optical engine configuration as shown in Figure 13.
Melt velocities in the mold cavity do not have a significant component perpendicular to the midplane of the mold except in the region near the melt front.
2 displays the local horizontal divergence and shear of the co-propagating dipole at the horizontal midplane as light (positive) and dark (negative) contours.
At the midplane of the left ventricle, the internal diameter of the right ventricle is usually equal to or slightly less than that of the left ventricle (2) (Figure 12).
Moldflow now can simulate the packing, shrinkage, and warpage characteristics of thermosets for reactive molding and microchip encapsulation processes using not just 3D analysis as before but also with midplane and Dual Domain analyses.
Paired testes were deeply branched and positioned high in the posterior half of the body, extending above the midplane with a single anterior globular ovary.
Test boards for this experiment were eight layers with symmetry across the midplane of the board.
At Alcatel-Lucent, we test chassis-level products that provide 42 board slots on a midplane, essentially a passive backplane that accepts boards on its front and rear sides.
Fusion of planes of the liver: an anatomic entity merging the midplane and the left intersectional plane.
2002b) demonstrating that in a thin plate as the source depth of a dipole moves from near the surface to near the midplane, the dominate AE signal mode changes from the fundamental anti-symmetrical mode, [A.