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obliquity

 [o-blik´wĭ-te]
the state of being oblique or slanting.

a·syn·cli·tism

(ă-sin'kli-tizm),
Absence of synclitism or parallelism; may be used, for example, to refer to the axis of the presenting part of the child and the pelvic planes in childbirth, to the dental arches, or to the planes of the cranium.
Synonym(s): obliquity
[G. a- priv. + syn-klinō, to incline together]

a·syn·cli·tism

(ă-sin'kli-tizm)
Absence of synclitism or parallelism; may be used, e.g., to refer to the axis of the presenting part of the child and the pelvic planes in childbirth, to the dental arches, or to the planes of the skull.
Synonym(s): obliquity.
[G. a- priv. + syn-klinō, to incline together]
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"All sorts of things happen when you change the obliquity of Mars:' Wisdom says.
"While past investigations found that high obliquity variations tended to warm planets, using this new [modeling] approach, the team finds that large obliquity variations are more likely to freeze the planetary surface," study coauthor Rory Barnes said in the statement.
Transtibial versus anteromedial portal drilling for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a cadaveric study of femoral tunnel length and obliquity. Arthroscopy.
This feature was very important for the accurate assessment of plaques by reducing mimic plaques due to obliquity artifacts, which was relatively common in the two-dimensional image acquisition.
The impulse response function h depends on time t, spatial coordinates of the point P(x,y,z), where this function is calculated, the sound velocity c in a medium, the obliquity factor [beta](z,t) corresponding to the transducer boundary conditions and the angle [OMEGA](P',t), subtended at the point P' (Fig.
The benefit to the patients in both of these systems is the real-time feedback they receive relative to weight bearing, lateral weight shifting, agility, pelvic obliquity, and shoulder symmetry.
Parker observed that posterior to anterior obliquity (equivalent to the CA position in this study) had a better rotational resistance than anterior to posterior obliquity (equivalent to the CP position in this current study) [10], which is consistent with the findings of our study.
Solar insolation on Mars has varied dramatically over time, mainly due to large variations in the tilt of Mars's rotational axis (obliquity), and this led to dramatic climate variations on Mars.
But that leaves libration still causing substantial motion of that tidal bulge--twice-monthly in longitude, arising from the eccentricity of the lunar orbit, and monthly in latitude, arising from the lunar obliquity. Given that there is reason to believe the Moon was once considerably closer than it is now and none, on the other hand, to suggest that libration was so suppressed at the time as to counterbalance the consequent huge increase of tidal torques, it seems perfectly natural to suggest that this is the mechanism which unroofed all the lunar rilles.
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We will radically update it using new technologies to represent the details of the surface as well as all the processes that affected mars when its environment evolved because of the oscillations of its orbit and obliquity, during changes in the atmospheric composition, or through events like meteoritic impacts or volcanic eruptions.
A fine stiff wire was used to observe the direction of the nutrient foramen and obliquity of the nutrient canal.