Scalene



adjective
1.
Geometry.

(of a cone or the like) having the axis inclined to the base.
(of a triangle) having three unequal sides.

2.
Anatomy. of or relating to a scalenus muscle.
adjective
1.
(maths) (of a triangle) having all sides of unequal length
2.
(anatomy) of or relating to any of the scalenus muscles
scalene
(skā’lēn’)
Having three unequal sides, as a triangle that is neither equilateral nor isosceles.

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