angle of inclination

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Noun1.angle of inclination - (geometry) the angle formed by the x-axis and a given line (measured counterclockwise from the positive half of the x-axis)
geometry - the pure mathematics of points and lines and curves and surfaces
angle - the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
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The patients were evaluated radiologically by considering the center-edge (CE) angle, femoral neck-shaft angle, epiphyseal quotient and Severin classification.
Neck-shaft angle was measured between neck axis and medullary axis at coronal (dorsal) plane.
20 - System to lengthen the neck and changes in neck-shaft angle.
Due to the presence of individual variability in the neck-shaft angle, the true FA should be an angle formed by the femoral neck axis and the femoral shaft coronal plane, i.
The structures of proximal femur such as hip axis length, neck axis length, neck width, neck-shaft angle and cortical thickness are related to type of hip fracture [7-10].
The neck-shaft angle is formed from the intersection of a line bisecting the humeral shaft and this perpendicular line (Fig.
INTRODUCTION: Evaluation of the neck-shaft angle of femur helps to understand clinical relevance in biomechanics of the hip joint.
increased femoral neck-shaft angle can be found in an affected femur, which was opposite to the findings from our study.
But, the sliding hip screw by virtue of its fixed neck-shaft angle may minimise shear at the fracture site [8].
The neck-shaft angle also known as collo-diaphyseal angle of femur is the object of study, being that the values obtained, could be adopted as standard for inhabitants of the region.
4] In this position, the femoral neck is approximately perpendicular to the x-ray beam with the long axis parallel with the plane of the film, providing the best roentgen estimate of the neck-shaft angle in the pediatric patient with excessive femoral internal rotation.