Definition of Angulation

1. Noun. The precise measurement of angles.

2. Noun. The act of making angulate (having corners).
Generic synonyms: Change Of Shape

Definition of Angulation

1. n. A making angular; angular formation.

Definition of Angulation

1. Noun. The formation of angles. ¹

2. Noun. An angular part, position, or formation. ¹

3. Noun. The formation of an abnormal angle or bend in an organ ¹

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Definition of Angulation

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Angulation

1. A term used to describe the presence of angular deformity to a fractured bone. Increasing angulation will require surgical manipulation to return the fractured bone fragments back to a normal anatomic position of healing. (12 Nov 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Angulation

angular spine
angular stomatitis
angular unit
angular vein
angular velocities
angular velocity
angulation (current term)
angulus acromialis
angulus costae
angulus frontalis ossis parietalis
angulus inferior scapulae
angulus infrasternalis

Literary usage of Angulation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1897)
"Whether this was a normal angulation which had escaped my notice, or an infection of the bone, I was uncertain. On February 19, 1894, the thickening of the ..."

2. The Medical Clinics of North America by Michael C. Fiore, Stephen S. Entman, Charles B. Rush (1920)
"A CASE OF CARDIOSPASM WITH DILATATION AND angulation OF THE ESOPHAGUS PP VINSON, MD THIS case is reported not only because of several unusual ..."

3. Topographic, Trigonometric and Geodetic Surveying: Including Geographic by Herbert Michael Wilson (1912)
"Vertical angulation from Traverse.—In traversing with the plane-table opportunity frequently arises to obtain the elevation of near-by points as referred to ..."

4. Obstetrics, the science and the art by Charles Delucena Meigs (1867)
"... are alike unavailing, for such angulation of the gut is a mortal accident. I saw a woman, attacked at 4 o'clock AM, who at 11 AM was dying, ..."

5. Topographical Surveying: Including Geographic, Exploratory, and Military by Herbert Michael Wilson (1900)
"Vertical angulation from Traverse. — In traversing with the plane-table opportunity frequently arises to obtain the elevation of near-by points as referred ..."

6. The Monroe Formation of Southern Michigan and Adjoining Regions by Amadeus William Grabau, William Hittell Sherzer (1910)
"Umbilical slope gently sigmoid from the angulation inwards, the innermost portion turning somewhat abruptly upwards. Lines of growth curving forward from ..."

7. The Plane Table and Its Use in Surveying by William H. Lovell (1908)
"VERTICAL angulation. The process of obtaining altitudes by vertical or dip angles is peculiarly adapted to the plane table. The vertical angle between the ..."

8. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"Thus a faint angulation appears in the ambital portion of the whorl, ... Where the angulation apj,ears late in the ontogeny, generally about an equal flat ..."

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