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Scalene   Listen
adjective
Scalene  adj.  
1.
(Geom.)
(a)
Having the sides and angles unequal; said of a triangle.
(b)
Having the axis inclined to the base, as a cone.
2.
(Anat.)
(a)
Designating several triangular muscles called scalene muscles.
(b)
Of or pertaining to the scalene muscles.
Scalene muscles (Anat.), a group of muscles, usually three on each side in man, extending from the cervical vertebrae to the first and second ribs.






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