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Synonyms for triangle

something approximating the shape of a triangle

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a small northern constellation near Perseus between Andromeda and Aries


any of various triangular drafting instruments used to draw straight lines at specified angles

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a percussion instrument consisting of a metal bar bent in the shape of an open triangle

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In children, disease of the submandibular triangle requiring surgery is uncommon.
Computed tomography (CT) of the neck demonstrated a large radiopaque mass in the left submandibular triangle that extended anteriorly to the submental area (figure 1).
In the specific case of ACC of the submandibular gland, we recommend surgical excision of the submandibular triangle as the biopsy procedure.
He also had a firm, fixed, nontender, 3 x 3-cm mass that involved the right submandibular triangle but was distinct from the submandibular gland; computed tomography corroborated this finding.
Outpouchings of the laryngeal ventricle extend through the openings in the thyrohyoid membrane for the superior laryngeal vessels and nerve, and balloon outward and upward toward the submandibular triangle.