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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

Synonyms for angle

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Since the posterior costophrenic angle is lower in position in the hemithorax than the lateral costophrenic angle, small pleural effusions typically cause blunting of the posterior costophrenic angle on the lateral chest radiograph before they cause blunting of the lateral costophrenic angle on the PA chest radiograph.
The radiographic signs of pleural effusion on the right included a blunted posterior costophrenic angle with a meniscus sign in 98 (93.
Most radiographs revealed only nonspecific, ill-defined pulmonary infiltrates and blunting of the costophrenic angles, consistent with small pleural effusions (5).
Chest radiography at admission was remarkable only for the presence of minimal blunting of both costophrenic angles.