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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 (radiographic) (ang´-gyōōlā´shən),

n the direction of the primary beam of radiation in relation to object and film.

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.
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41, hy) long, with broad-based rounded-truncate dorsobasal lobe, posterior bridge dorsally and ventrally produced (rounded to slightly angulate in profile); hypandrial arm constricted medially (viewed laterally), with 2 setulae proximal to postgonite, the more lateral strong, ventrally-directed, the medial much smaller and weaker (or absent) (obscured by epandrium on Fig.
64, hy) long, with broad-based rounded-truncate dorsobasal lobe, posterior bridge dorsally and ventrally produced (rounded to slightly angulate in profile); hypandrial arm constricted apically (viewed laterally), with 2 setulae proximal to postgonite, the more lateral strong, ventrally directed, the medial much smaller and weaker (obscured by epandrium on Fig.
55, hy) long, with broad-based rounded-truncate dorsobasal lobe, posterior bridge dorsally and ventrally produced (subtriangular to slightly angulate in profile); hypandrial arm constricted medially (viewed laterally), with 2 parallel setulae proximal to postgonite, of similar length (obscured by epandrium on Fig.
Head transverse with epistoma feebly gibbous at centre, finely sparsely and subregularly punctured, punctation somewhat irregular and coarser distally; clypeus anteriorly subtruncate, widely rounded at sides; distinctly bordered, edge elongately and sparsely ciliate laterally; genae acutely angulate, posteriorly truncate, elongately and sparsely ciliate, protruding much more than eyes; frontal suture extremely fine and faintly trigibbous; front sparsely and subregularly punctured.
Head with epistoma faintly convex on disc, superficially microreticulate, finely and somewhat irregularly punctured, punctation coarser and denser distally; clypeus truncate anteriorly, widely rounded laterally, thickly bordered, the edge feebly upturned and sparsely ciliate laterally; genae acutely angulate, elongately ciliate, strongly protruding more than eyes; frontal suture obsolete; front very finely and regularly punctured.
This worker is smaller than the one studied from French Guiana and the propodeum is less angulate and does not show the angulation.
Dorsal face of propodeum very short, declivity convex to very slightly angulate in middle.
The pretarsus is also distinctive, with the distally angulate claws (11-1), greatly expanded lamellate parempodia (12-1), and greatly enlarged pulvilli (13-1).
Female frontal plate posterior margin: rounded = 0; angulate = 1.
2): Form suboval, wider than long, asymmetrical, left lateral edge angulate.
Epipharynx: Form suboval, wider than long, asymmetrical, left lateral edge angulate.
12) and with deep, round punctures irregularly separated by 1-3 diameters; lateral borders moderately angulate, lateral marginal bead strongly crenulate-dentate, with slender, long setae; basal bead replaced by an irregular line of round punctures from side to side; anterior angles strongly acute, prominent; posterior angles obtuse, prominent.