Conjugate diameters

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(Conic Sections) two diameters of an ellipse or hyperbola such that each bisects all chords drawn parallel to the other.
See under Conjugate.

See also: Conjugate, Diameter

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In this study, on the basis of literature [15, 16], transverse diameters (dorsal transverse, intermediary transverse, ventral transverse, cranial transverse, caudal transverse, and medial transverse diameters), oblique diameters (right oblique diameter, left oblique diameter, right sacrocotyloid diameter, and left sacrocotyloid diameter), conjugate diameters (conjugata vera and conjugata diagonalis), vertical diameter, pelvic inclination, and angle between arcus ischiadicus were measured (as shown in Figures 2-5).