angle of inclination

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the angle formed by the meeting of a line drawn along the longitudinal axis of a long bone with another line passing through the long axis of its proximal portion; normally refers to the femur and humerus. See: angle of inclination of femur.
Synonym(s): neck-shaft angle

angle of inclination

(1) Inclination (or incline) of pelvis; inclinatio pelvis [NA6]; pelvic incline.
(2) Angle of inclination; the angle formed by the femoral shaft with the femoral neck.


the space or figure formed by two diverging lines, measured as the number of degrees one would have to be moved to coincide with the other.

cardiodiaphragmatic angle
that formed by the junction of the shadows of the heart and diaphragm in radiographs.
costovertebral angle
the angle formed on either side of the vertebral column between the last rib and the lumbar vertebrae.
filtration angle
the angle between the iris and cornea at the periphery of the anterior chamber of the eye, through which the aqueous humor readily permeates. Called also angle of the iris.
glenoid angle
the angle of the scapula at the glenoid cavity, or ventral end, of the bone. The cranial and caudal angles are at the dorsal border of the scapula.
angle of inclination
angle of jaw
the junction of the ventral and caudal borders of the lower jaw.
nasofrontal angle
see stop.
oral lip angle
angle of union of the oral lips. Called also commissura labiorum.
sole angle
the angle formed by the inflection of the wall of the hoof to form the bars on the sole of the horse's foot. Called also angulus soleae medialis, lateralis.
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The distance c between hinges and the angle of inclination of the panel diagonal [[theta].
5 and the inclination angle of inclination is varied from -90[degrees] to 90[degrees] by an interval of 30[degrees], by fixing [epsilon].
We discussed how the gradient of a line could be greater or less than 1 depending on whether the angle of inclination was more or less than 45[degrees].
The angle of inclination of the muscular fascicles in the musculus tibialis anterior to the longitudinal axis of the tibia ranged from 10[degrees] to 15[degrees] to 25[degrees] in the distal areas that considerably exceeded the normal value.
The number of screen decks and the angle of inclination can be varied.
Previous systems had to reach a certain angle of inclination before starting in continuous mode.
When specifying screening circuits for operations such as the Callanan South Bethlehem Plant, Schlabach explained that maximum screening efficiency results from proper adjustments in speed, stroke, rotation (or throw) direction, and angle of inclination.
Its basic form has a square base, 11 multifaceted sides and a diamond-shaped face with a 45-degree angle of inclination.
w] has been taken as angle of inclination of central flow bend C shown in Fig.
The electrohydraulic executive unit regulates the angle of inclination of block cylinders pump.
This active safety feature, ergonomically sited within the driver's field of view, provides real-time information about the position of the tool and the machine's angle of inclination.
Increase in angle of inclination at the region, corresponding to nanotwin substructure of condensates can be considered as a prove that the boundaries of twin domains are the more effective barriers of displacement of dislocations than the boundaries of grains.