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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.

angulation

/an·gu·la·tion/ (ang″gu-la´shun)
1. formation of a sharp obstructive bend, as in the intestine, ureter, or similar tubes.
2. deviation from a straight line, as in a badly set bone.

angulation

Etymology: L, angulatus, bent
1 an angular shape or formation.
2 the discipline of precisely measuring angles, as in mechanical drafting and surveying.
3 (in radiography) the direction of the useful beam of radiation in relation to the object being radiographed and the film used to record its image. See also horizontal angulation,vertical angulation.

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.

angulation

1. the formation of a sharp obstructive angle as in the intestine, the ureter or similar tubes.
2. in conformation, used to describe angles between long bones at joints, especially shoulder, stifle and hock.