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transverse

1. Geometry denoting the axis that passes through the foci of a hyperbola
2. (of a flute, etc.) held almost at right angles to the player's mouth, so that the breath passes over a hole in the side to create a vibrating air column within the tube of the instrument
3. Astronomy another word for tangential (sense 2)

chambranle

A structural feature, often ornamental, enclosing the sides and top of a doorway, window, fireplace, or similar opening. The top piece or lintel is called the transverse and the side pieces or jambs the ascendants.

transverse

To cross from side to side.
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Management of hematocolpos in adolescent with transverse vaginal septum.
The cervical rib must be separate from, but articulate with, the transverse process of C7.
Width /Transverse Diameter--it is marked as length of transverse Diameter of the process.
With this investment, Transverse will be able to cement its position as a leader on the market and to better support its growing client base, said Transverse CEO and co-founder James Messer.
In addition to investing in its cloud-based,TRACT revenue operations platform, Transverse is expanding its headquarters in the historic Sampson Building in downtown Austin to accommodate its growing professional services and support teams.
This situation provides us with an opportunity to investigate the transverse mode of propagation, independently of the longitudinal mode.
In transverse compressive loading, the failure is initiated by fibre-matrix debonding.
Transverse Myelitis: Our Stories includes an account by Tom Rafferty, a retired NFL player who was on the Dallas Cowboys team that won Super Bowl XII.
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Fifteen transverse process fractures were associated with vertebral artery injury.
A longitudinal view of the transverse process and its tip should be displayed medially, with the pleura lateral and slightly deeper.
Objective: To compare the effects of coronal Z-type lengthening of transverse carpal ligament with conventional open approach for carpal tunnel syndrome.