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Lab medicine A popular term for the use of two or more tests to evaluate one condition
Surgical oncology A method for localising the exact position of a breast lesion by a guide wire of a lesion of the breast, based on 3 parameters: position, depth of penetration, and wire angle
triangulationOncology A method for determining the exact position of a breast lesion localized by a guide wire of a lesion of the breast, based on 3 parameters: position, depth of penetration, wire angle. See Guided wire open biopsy. Cf Stereotactic biopsy.
n a methodological approach in qualitative research used to integrate, verify, and interpret data derived from many different sources, including interviews.
n a wedge-shaped area between the root surface and alveolar crest that permits the passage of radiographic rays.