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oblique

 [o-blēk´]
slanting; inclined.

ob·lique

(ob-lēk'),
Slanting; deviating from the perpendicular, horizontal, sagittal, or coronal plane of the body. In radiography, a projection that is neither frontal nor lateral.
[L. obliquus]

oblique

(ō-blēk′, ə-blēk′)
adj.
Anatomy Situated in a slanting position; not transverse or longitudinal: oblique muscles or ligaments.
n.
An oblique thing, such as a line, direction, or muscle.

o·blique′ly adv.
o·blique′ness n.

oblique

[əblēk′]
Etymology: L, obliquus, slanted
a slanting direction or any variation from the perpendicular or the horizontal.

oblique

Imaging
adjective An MRI term referring to a plane or section not perpendicular to the XYZ co-ordinate system (e.g., long and short axis views of the heart).
 
Medspeak
adjective Slanted; neither horizontal nor vertical.

ob·lique

(ō-blēk')
1. Slanting; deviating from the perpendicular, horizontal, sagittal, or coronal plane of the body.
2. radiography A projection that is neither frontal nor lateral.
[L. obliquus]

oblique

slanted, i.e. non-perpendicular or non-horizontal, and non-parallel to the cardinal body planes

ob·lique

(ō-blēk')
1. Slanting; deviating from perpendicular, horizontal, sagittal, or coronal plane of body.
2. In radiography, projection that is neither frontal nor lateral.
[L. obliquus]

oblique

slanting; inclined.
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