caudal angle


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caudal angle

In radiology, angulation of the central ray toward the patient's feet.
See also: angle
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A bifurcating ulnar artery yields a trunk, the common interosseous artery and the main ulnar artery which gave off the persistent median artery between the artery and caudal angle of the common interosseous artery.
A position similar to the one described here was proposed by Bettinger and Eisenberg.[9] However, this position has yet to appear in the standard positioning textbooks, which either do not include the Pawlow position[10,11] or recommend the Pawlow position with either a perpendicular or caudal angle.[1-8]
in the dorsal surface medulla form slight dorsal convexity with the spinal cord the nuchal flexure, and has the rhomboid fossa to form the floor of the fourth ventricle, at the caudal angle of the fossa present the dorsal median medullary fissure.