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Definition of Oblique muscle

Oblique muscle
Oblique muscle (Anat.), a muscle acting in a direction oblique to the mesial plane of the body, or to the associated muscles; -- applied especially to two muscles of the eyeball. Oblique narration. See Oblique speech. Oblique planes (Dialing), planes which decline from the zenith, or incline toward the horizon. Oblique sailing (Naut.), the movement of a ship when she sails upon some rhumb between the four cardinal points, making an oblique angle with the meridian. Oblique speech (Rhet.), speech which is quoted indirectly, or in a different person from that employed by the original speaker. Oblique sphere (Astron. & Geog.), the celestial or terrestrial sphere when its axis is oblique to the horizon of the place; or as it appears to an observer at any point on the earth except the poles and the equator. Oblique step (Mil.), a step in marching, by which the soldier, while advancing, gradually takes ground to the right or left at an angle of about 25[deg]. It is not now practiced. --Wilhelm. Oblique system of co["o]rdinates (Anal. Geom.), a system in which the co["o]rdinate axes are oblique to each other.

Meaning of Oblique muscle from wikipedia

- external oblique muscle (also external oblique muscle, or exterior oblique) is the largest and outermost of the three flat abdominal muscles of the lateral...
- The superior oblique muscle, or obliquus oculi superior, is a fusiform muscle originating in the upper, medial side of the orbit (i.e. from beside the...
- inferior oblique muscle or obliquus oculi inferior is a thin, narrow muscle placed near the anterior margin of the floor of the orbit. The inferior oblique is...
- oblique muscle, also internal oblique muscle or interior oblique, is an abdominal muscle in the abdominal wall that lies below the external oblique muscle...
- muscles in the human body may be referred to as an oblique muscle: Abdominal wall Abdominal external oblique muscle Abdominal internal oblique muscle...
- nerve (a somatic efferent nerve) that innervates just one muscle: the superior oblique muscle of the eye, which operates through the pulley-like trochlea...
- Oblique muscle of eye may refer to: Inferior oblique muscle Superior oblique muscle This disambiguation page lists articles ****ociated with the title...
- the adductor pollicis muscle is a muscle in the hand that functions to adduct the thumb. It has two heads: transverse and oblique. It is a fleshy, flat...
- inferior rectus muscles. The extent of rolling in the recti is less than the oblique, and opposite from it. The superior oblique muscle originates at the...
- Superior oblique myokymia is a neurological disorder affecting vision and was named by Hoyt and Keane in 1970. It is a condition that presents as repeated...