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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The LU angulation (measured on CBCT images) was found to be: 1) moderately, conversely and statistically significantly correlated to alveolar process height (measured on OPG images) at both LM1 (r = -.403) and LM2 (r=-.447) sites (Tables I and II, respectively).
Primary and secondary angulation between fracture fragments was minimal and within acceptable limits for bone healing, as envisaged by Malkawi et al.
Few studies have been conducted on comparison between the effects of the degree of angulation of the third molar on caries formation on distal aspect of second molars.
They noticed varus angulation ranging from 7[degrees] to 25[degrees] in 4 patients treated with spica casting and no varus angulation in surgical group.
Radiological evaluation of leg alignments and implant placements Group 1 Group 2 p MAD difference between preoperative and 22.4[+ or -]15.6 23.7[+ or -]17.7 0.807 postoperative periods (mm) Femoral Flexion 12.7[+ or -]8.4 11.4[+ or -]7.2 0.544 component (angulation) Varus/valgus 10.0[+ or -]4.0 8.5[+ or -]4.2 0.033 Tibial Posterior slope 7.8[+ or -]3.3 7.3[+ or -]3.2 0.511 component (angulation) Varus/valgus 3.5[+ or -]3.8 3.5[+ or -]2.7 0.358 MAD: mechanical axis deviation Table 3.
Horizontal Angulation: Correct horizontal angulation is important when looking for interproximal decay.
Group B (n=80): Patients with a left septal deviation accompanied by hard palate angulation.
Our analysis identified that fracture angulation was associated with a higher likelihood of repeat radiographic series.
Cases of difficult resolution, mainly related to posterior implants with inadequate angulation, make us reflect on the most appropriate way to restore.
Follow-up radiographs showed <30[degrees] angulation and 1 mm of translation of the radial head (Figure 1(b)).