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angulation

Pronunciation: ang′gyū-lā′shŭn

Definition:

  1. Formation of an angle; an abnormal angle or bend in an organ.
  2. In orthopaedics, a method of describing the alignment of long bones that have been affected by injury or disease; can be described in both anteroposterior and lateral planes.
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