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.


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  • Obliquely

    [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.

  • Oblique-motion

    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.

  • Oblique-projection

    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. […]

  • Oblique-sailing

    noun 1. the navigation of a vessel on a point of the compass other than one of the cardinal points. noun 1. a ship’s movement on a course that is not due north, south, east, or west

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