ascending branch

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ascending branch

[ə′send·iŋ ′branch]
(mechanics)
The portion of the trajectory between the origin and the summit on which a projectile climbs and its altitude constantly increases.
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A panoramic x-ray examination revealed multilocular radiolucency in the ramus ascendens and the angulus mandibula on the right (figure 1).
Ramus plane A tangent line on the posterior contour of the ramus ascendens (figure 1).

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