angulation

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angulation

 [ang″gu-la´shun]
1. formation of a sharp obstructive angle as in the intestine, the ureter, or similar tubes.
2. deviation from a straight line, as in a poorly set bone.

an·gu·la·tion

(ang'gyū-lā'shŭn),
1. Formation of an angle; an abnormal angle or bend in an organ.
2. In orthopaedics, a method of describing the alignment of long bones that have been affected by injury or disease; can be described in both anteroposterior and lateral planes.

an·gu·la·tion

(ang'gyū-lā'shŭn)
1. Formation of an angle; an abnormal angle or bend in an organ.
2. In orthopedics, a method of describing the alignment of long bones that have been affected by injury or disease; can be described in both anteroposterior and lateral planes.

an·gu·la·tion

(ang'gyū-lā'shŭn)
1. In dentistry, description of alignment of entire tooth, tooth roots, or anatomic crown of tooth to a vertical axis in both anteroposterior and lateral planes of jaws.
2. Variable spatial (i.e., angular) relationship that exists between tooth surface and face of instrument used to remove calculus.