Oblique flank

(Fort.) that part of the curtain whence the fire of the opposite bastion may be discovered.

See also: Oblique

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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He underwent surgery and en-bloc resection of the tumour via a left oblique flank incision was performed (Figure 2).