scalene

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scalene

1. Maths (of a triangle) having all sides of unequal length
2. Anatomy of or relating to any of the scalenus muscles
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Falla D, Rainoldi A, Jull G, Stavrou G, Tsao H (2004d) Lack of correlation between sternocleidomastoid and scalene muscle fatigability and duration of symptoms in chronic neck pain patients.
Marks & Simmons (1977: figure 10-8) and Phillips & Mintz (1977: figures 65, 66) included within the category of lamelle scalene - a matter explicitly discussed in Goring-Morris 1987: 2389.
The Mushabian is characterized by high frequencies of arched backed bladelets, scalene bladelets and La Mouillah points, and high microburin frequencies (Henry 1989: 91-3).
Hours 1974), those generally considered important markers for chronology and for the identification of archaeological cultures in the Levantine Epipalaeolithic are straight backed bladelets, La Mouillah points, scalene bladelets and arched backed bladelets (Henry 1989).