long axis


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long ax·is

a line extending through the center of an object lengthwise; in dentistry, the line extending incisocervically (occlusocervically) parallel to axial surfaces of a tooth.

long ax·is

(lawng aksis)
1. In dentistry, line extending incisocervically (occlusocervically) parallel to axial tooth surfaces.
2. Line extending through the center of an object lengthwise.
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Significant linear relationships between localized density and the lateral resistance of screws were found for OSB panels in both loading directions, except for the 18-mm OSB panels with screws loaded perpendicular to the long axis of the panel.
When performing shoulder sonography, the probe must be adjusted to ensure vertical positioning of its long axis to minimize anisotropic artifact.
A typical frontal impact with the principal direction of force along the long axis of the vehicle is shown in Figure 3.
The mounting holes on the adapters are arranged with slots at the corners so the board can be mounted in-line with the PC/104 stack or rotated 180 degrees along the long axis.
A short to long axis (S/L) or long to short axis (L/S) ratio can be used to assess the nodal shape.
When intact, the eggs from that site would have been about 5 inches along the long axis and 3.
At 345Xa very faint star sits at the spindle's northwestern point, and M102's most enchanting feature makes an appearance -- a dusky thread following the long axis of the spindle's broad, central bulge.
Results indicated significant relationships at 95 percent confidence level for the screw face and edge withdrawal from OSB and PB panels, except for the edge withdrawal parallel to the long axis of 15-mm OSB panel; r-values were found to range from 0.
Next, 5 mm of skin was removed from each end of the graft along its long axis, leaving a 10 x 9-mm central rectangular portion of skin and cartilage flanked by tapering 5-mm flanges of cartilage (figure 3).
The long axis of the ellipse, which can measure as much as 1 m at ground level, typically runs north and south, says Bordy.
The long axis is marked by a row of loadbearing columns.