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sca·lene

(skā'lēn),
1. Having sides of unequal length, said of a triangle so formed.
2. One of several muscles so named.
Synonym(s): scalenus
[G. skalēnos, uneven]

scalene

/sca·lene/ (ska´lēn)
1. uneven; unequally three-sided.
2. pertaining to one of the scalenus muscles.

scalene

[skā′lēn]
Etymology: Gk, skalenos, uneven
pertaining to one of the scalenous muscles.

sca·lene

(skā'lēn)
1. Having sides of unequal length, said of a triangle so formed.
2. One of several muscles so named.
Synonym(s): scalenus.
[G. skalēnos, uneven]
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The patient's diagnosis was subsequently revised to having a left DSN entrapment neuropathy secondary to scalene myofascitis.
In this report, we present a male patient aged 17 with a gradually growing mass and IMH that occured within the left scalene muscles after blunt trauma and underwent surgical excision with a preliminary diagnosis of arteriovenous fistula.
2012) present electron-microscope images of scalene hexagonal columns with threefold symmetry that also have kinks on the prismatic faces, which they attribute to stacking faults.
Other anomalies included abnormal position of the brachial plexus within or around the scalene muscles, abnormal configurations of the roots, trunks or branches, and attenuated roots not fitting the description of a pre- or postfixed brachial plexus.
Tragoportax horn-cores are much similar to MiotragCerus in cross-section, having scalene triangle with sharp postero-external keel while different from the isosceles triangle of Selenoportax, with rounded postero-external keel.
The lesion is situated posterolateral to right sternocleidomastoid muscle, lateral to right carotid and jugular vessel and right scalene muscle anterior to right trapezius muscle and posterosuperior to clavicle and subclavian vessel suggestive of possible lymphangioma.
Michael Scalene, president and CEO of Accion, said, 'Economic growth, technology and demographic shifts offer us an unprecedented opportunity to bring quality, affordable financial services to the working poor.
Thus when I demonstrate any proposition concerning triangles, it is to be supposed that I have in view the universal idea of a triangle; which ought not to be understood as if I could frame an idea of a triangle which was neither equilateral nor scalene nor isosceles.
They have created a scalene triangle, because all its sides are unequal.
The condition that the masses are equal is sharp: such equilateral orbits don't exist if the masses are distinct, but it can be shown that orbits of nonequal masses exist for scalene triangles, [5].
The new wrench design features both the Scalene triangle design handle for ergonomic comfort during use and, but also now incorporates a modular handle extension to increase leverage for stubborn pedal threads and BB cups.
While Plaxico and I stood against the house in a scalene triangle of shade, and Omar, Husain, Tarriq, and, Khaleela jockeyed for position under the crank-and-tilt umbrella, Abdelkarim wandered nomadically in the solarized interspace of the patio.