oblique position


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oblique position

In radiology, an alignment of the body between a lateral and an anteroposterior or posteroanterior position. The angle formed by the body surface and the image receptor may vary. The central ray enters the aspect of the body that is upright and facing away from the image receptor.
See also: position
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The higher figures for plural agreement correlate with a high proportion of animate (and human) referents in the oblique position.
However, when the patient was placed in the right posterior oblique position, the fistula was most apparent.
Because of the oblique position of the cruciate ligaments at least a part of one of them is always tense and these ligaments control the joint as the collateral ligaments are relaxed.
If the perinatologist had rotated the baby's shoulder to the oblique position and/or used suprapubic pressure, the shoulder would have become disimpacted and the baby would have been safely delivered within seconds.
The A is demoted to an oblique position, introduced by the sole Trinitario preposition -e ~ -ye'e, which is always inflected with a person prefix.

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