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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