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Synonyms for angle

Synonyms for angle

to try to obtain something, usually by subtleness and cunning


the particular angle from which something is considered

the position from which something is observed or considered

a clever, unexpected new trick or method

to swerve from a straight line

to cause to move, especially at an angle

to direct (material) to the interests of a particular group

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Erect chest radiography visualizes pleural effusions as blunting of the costophrenic angles.
Typically, chest radiograph in early stage shows bilateral and symmetric micronodular or reticulonodular shadow predominantly in mid and upper lung zones with sparing of costophrenic angles.
I later learned that he clipped my costophrenic angle and pleaded with the radiologist, "Please don't make me do it again; the patient is Dan Hobbs.
If minimal detectable blunting of the posterior and/or lateral costophrenic angle was evident on the PA and lateral chest radiograph, the quantity of pleural effusion was classified as small.
The simplest method for estimation of pleural effusion is classifying it as minimal, if the hypoechoic space is seen only at the costophrenic angle; small if it covers the costophrenic angle but limited within the image formed by the transducer; moderate if the space is larger than the image but limited within two images; and large or massive if it is larger than two images formed by the transducer.
In the supine position, the mass moved superiorly from the right costophrenic angle (Fig.
A PA chest radiograph demonstrated loss of definition of the left costophrenic angle and diaphragm, with mediasfinal air and cervical subcutaneous air.
Chest radiograph showed tip of nasogastric catheter upturned and lying in the thoracic stomach, mediastinal shift to the right, obliteration of the left costophrenic angle, elevation of left hemidiaphragm, and multiple contusions in the left lung mid-zone area.
A chest radiograph obtained at presentation revealed bilateral reticulonodular infiltration with upper and middle lung predominance and obliteration of the bilateral costophrenic angles [Figure 1]a.
All imaging was acquired in a single breath hold in a caudocranial direction, started from the posterior costophrenic angles and ends at the lung apex.