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oblique

1. Geometry
a. (of lines, planes, etc.) neither perpendicular nor parallel to one another or to another line, plane, etc.
b. not related to or containing a right angle
2. Biology having asymmetrical sides or planes
3. (of a map projection) constituting a type of zenithal projection in which the plane of projection is tangential to the earth's surface at some point between the equator and the poles
4. Navigation the act of changing course by less than 90?
5. an aerial photograph taken at an oblique angle

oblique

[ə′blēk]
(anatomy)
Referring to a muscle, positioned obliquely and having one end that is not attached to bone.
(botany)
Referring to a leaf, having the two sides of a blade unequal.
(science and technology)
Having a slanted direction or position.
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Anticancer effects of fraction isolated from fruiting bodies of Chaga medicinal mushroom, Inonotus obliquus (Pers.
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2009) Patellar taping affects vastus medialis obliquus activation in subjects with patellofemoral pain before and after quadriceps muscle fatigue.
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Endleman I and Critchley D (2008): Transversus abdominis and obliquus internus activity during Pilates exercises: Measurement with ultrasound scanning.
The use of electromygraphic biofeedback for training the vastus medialis obliquus in patients with patellofemoral pain.
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Lateralization of patellar tracking occurs at increased rates in females due to ligamentous laxity, deficiency of vastus medialis obliquus, genu valgum, increased Q angle, and excessive pronation with associated external tibial torsion.