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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]

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 shape of Trinitario cocoa beans studied can be approximated to a scalene ellipsoid, characterized by three different orthogonal dimensions (length, width and thickness).
We selected supraclavicular and inter scalene approach of the ease of administration, higher success rate, more reliable and denser blockage of all three trunks [15].
The US transducer was placed transversally on the neck at the level of the superior pole of the thyroid cartilage and then slightly aligned laterally where the nerve roots were observed between the anterior and middle scalene muscles at the interscalene groove.
Neither approach eliminates risk of nerve injury as the dorsal scapular nerve (DSN) and the long thoracic nerve (LTN) travel through the middle scalene muscle, while the phrenic nerve may be placed at risk of injury while traversing along the anterior scalene muscle.
"[phrase omitted]"("On the Position of Translated Literature--from the view of 'scalene triangle'").
(13-14) In the inferior neck at the level of the anterior and middle scalenes, the C8 and T1 nerve roots form the inferior (lower) trunk and then each trunk of the brachial plexus divides into the anterior and posterior divisions as the plexus passes through the cervico-axillary canal posterior to the clavicle.
(24), the DSN pierced both the middle and posterior scalene in 6.4% of the cases.
And if this were not enough, UCS also increases the likelihood of all three myofascial forms of thoracic outlet syndrome: pectoralis minor syndrome, costoclavicular syndrome, and anterior scalene syndrome.
The most common site of origin in the head and neck is the masseter muscle, whereas IMH originating from the scalene muscles are rarely seen.
The equations of the extended Matsuo's method were derived using the equations of the response factors of heat flux from the wall surface to a unit scalene triangular pulse of outside or inside temperature.
Liu, "Scalene muscle-focused massage for the treatment of cervical radiculopathy," Zhongguo Zhong Yi Gu Shang Ke Za Zhi, vol.