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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.
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Class III patients may present two facial types correlated to the angulation of the OP and can be highlighted brachycephalic with low OP (<4[degrees]) and dolichocephalic with high OP (>12[degrees]).
In non-operative treatment, it has been noticed that problems such as angulation, malrotation and limb length discrepancy cannot be effectively controlled.
The following data were taken from the patients' histories: gender, patient's age, BMI, preoperative contracture, angulation of the knee joint (varus or valgus), preoperative condition of ACL (intact or ruptured) and medications used by the patients.
Medical device company Lombard Medical (NasdaqGM:EVAR) said on Wednesday that an 89-year-old male with a 64mm aneurysm and challenging 75 degree aortic neck angulation was treated with its Aorfix Endovascular Stent Graft in Girona, Spain under its ARCHYTAS global registry programme.
Finally, the angulation of the ear was compared with the angulation of the nose by making a profile digital photograph (DSLR D7100, Nikon; Tokyo, Japan) for each subject.
In clinically normal horses, when joints are loaded in axial compression during the weight bearing position, deep digital flexor tenotomy has its greatest effects over the DIP joint angulation (HUSSNI, 1991).
width and initial angulations of the lower third molar have a significant role of their own in the impaction and eruption of the tooth.
Post operative x-rays were evaluated for length of radius and angulation, palmar tilt and articular congruity.
Although, in certain tooth groups, several different cone angulations are necessary in order to be able to overcome the superimposition of roots which reflect the shape of the tooth in third dimension.
Due to its angulations, this tooth tends to harbour bacteria and give off a bad odour from the mouth.