oblique fracture n.
A fracture in which the line of break runs obliquely to the axis of the bone.
- Oblique lie
oblique lie n. An anatomical relationship in which the fetal axis crosses the maternal axis at an angle other than a right angle.
[uh-bleek-lee, oh-bleek-; Military uh-blahyk-lee, oh-blahyk-] /əˈblik li, oʊˈblik-; Military əˈblaɪk li, oʊˈblaɪk-/ adverb 1. in an manner or direction.
noun, Music. 1. the relative motion of two melodic parts in which one remains in place or moves relatively little while the other moves more actively.
noun, Drafting. 1. See under (def 13). [uh-bleek, oh-bleek; Military uh-blahyk, oh-blahyk] /əˈblik, oʊˈblik; Military əˈblaɪk, oʊˈblaɪk/ adjective 1. neither perpendicular nor parallel to a given line or surface; slanting; sloping. 2. (of a solid) not having the axis perpendicular to the plane of the base. 3. diverging from a given straight line or course. […]