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axial plane

[′ak·sē·əl ′plān]
(crystallography)
A plane that includes two of the crystallographic axes.
The plane of the optic axis of an optically biaxial crystal.
(geology)
A plane that intersects the crest or trough in such a manner that the limbs or sides of the fold are more or less symmetrically arranged with reference to it. Also known as axial surface.
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with T1 fat-saturated (T1-FS) imaging in sagittal, coronal, and axial planes (TR/TE: 350 ms/34 ms).
a, b) The cross-section which was corresponded to the axial plane at the level of the plafond was defined by selecting three points: the turning point of posterior malleolus and medial malleolus (point A), the turning point of medial malleolus and anterior ankle (point B) and the top point of the lateral margin (point C).
In addition, the limits were checked in the coronal and axial planes, to certify that the lateral wall of the pharynx included all lateral projections.
Anatomy and surface geometry of the patellofemoral joint in the axial plane.
In the same time, that kind of worm presents a right linear profile in a section made with a plane parallel with the axial plane of the worm and tangent at the director cylinder [R.
The following sequences were done; T1W TSE(TE = 18, TR = 520) in axial and sagittal planes, T2W TSE(TE = 104, TR = 4080) in axial plane, STIR(TI = 130, TR = 5000) in sagittal plane, T2W TSE(TE = 57, TR = 4470) in sagittal plane with fat saturation and post gadolinium T1W TSE(TE = 18, TR = 520) in axial and sagittal planes, using Siemens Sonata 1.
In addition, dynamic 3-D, T1-weighted, spoiled-gradient images with fat saturation were obtained in the sagittal or axial plane after contrast infusion using a multiphase technique.
The calculated axial plane (90[degrees]/068[degrees]) and mean ?
v) The last phase produces open folds with a subvertical axial plane and an E-W axial direction, in addition to two sets of normal faults, forming 50[degrees]-70[degrees] with the axial direction (i.
RS Technologies' patented filament winding system performs zero-degree winds, placing glass reinforcement perfectly in the axial plane of the pole, explains Mark Warren, chief technology officer.
The V520 cutters feature two identical trapezoidal inserts located in the same axial plane allowing two effective cutting edges when plunging, as well as two effective cutting edges for conventional end milling.