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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Robin, showing leaf yellowing, defoliation, internal and ascending branch necrosis, tree decline and tree death (Fig.
Inferior mesenteric vein with the ascending branch of the left colic artery was close to the mouth of the sac.
We might conjecture that viable forms or at least intact DNA can be transferred to the ISS orbit with the ascending branch of the global electric circuit (GEC) [22], which is discussed in the works of Williams and Rycroft [23, 24].
In particular, there was no displacement of the first molars from the shaft to the ascending branch of the mandible, and both median maxillary central incisors were present.
7 Development of one main ascending branch per node, if two branches present then the lateral narrower than the main or central; fimbriae on culm leaves 1-3 mm long; lack oral setae on culm leaves....
For ascending branch, [[epsilon].sub.c] [less than or equal to] [[epsilon].sub.co] ([[epsilon].sub.co] = 0.002):
The ascending branch of the anterior humeral circumflex enters the proximal humerus at the upper end of the bicipital groove or via branches into the greater and lesser tuberosities.
The cycle of their existence implies a rise of the level of complexity (organization) on the ascending branch of development and its slower decline on the descending branch.
The terminology sometimes used in hysteresis-loss measurements is: the first field sweep up is called the "initial branch," the field sweep down is the "descending branch," and the subsequent field sweep up is the "ascending branch." In loss measurements, the worst case is a higher value, in contrast to [I.sub.c] measurements where the lowest value is the worst case.
The structures with a high risk of being injured were the LFCN, located 1.42 [+ or -] 0.85 cm medial to the portal, the ascending branch of the lateral circumflex femoral artery (LCFA), located 5.44 [+ or -] 1.13 cm medial to the portal, and the femoral nerve 4.47 [+ or -] 1.03 cm medial to the portal (Table I).
After crossing the anterior surface of the kidney, it bifurcated into an ascending branch that went to the right suprarenal gland and a descending branch that ended in the posterior abdominal wall.
To determine the slope of the ascending branch, [[epsilon].sub.c] was selected as the reference parameter.