oblique section


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ob·lique sec·tion

a diagonal cross section attained by slicing, actually or through imaging techniques, the body or any part of the body or anatomic structure, in any plane that does not parallel the longitudinal axis or intersect it at a right angle, that is, that is neither longitudinal (vertical) nor transverse (horizontal).
Synonym(s): diagonal section
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ob·lique sec·tion

(ō-blēk' sek'shŭn)
A diagonal cross section attained by slicing, actually or through imaging techniques, the body or any part of the body or anatomic structure, in any plane that does not parallel the longitudinal axis or intersect it at a right angle, i.e., which is neither longitudinal (vertical) nor transverse (horizontal).
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The ureteral orifice was identified, and a number 3 Fr catheter or flexible guide wire that was 6 to 8 mm in length was inserted into an oblique section of the ureteral meatus and into the intravesical sub-mucosal ureteral tract.
The fibers oriented on either side of the injection plane, at 30[degree] and 120 [degree], for example, will appear on the oblique section plane, respectively, as quasicircles and large deformed ellipses.
But the failure of beams in any oblique section 3 implies the failure of the auto-system.