transverse arch


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transverse arch

transverse arch
The arched construction built across a hall, the nave of a church, or the like, either as part of the vaulting or to support or stiffen the roof.
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Transverse arch hypoplasia may predispose patients to aneurysm formation after patch repair of aortic coarctation.
Pont established constant ratios between tooth sizes and arch widths in French population which came to be known as premolar and molar indices.5 In the ideal dental arch, he concluded that the ratio of combined incisor width to transverse arch width was 0.80 in the premolar area and 0.64 in the molar area.
The Lisfranc joint complex is critical for providing stability of the transverse arch and the midfoot.
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