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Scalene

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Pronunciation : Sca*lene"
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [L. scalenus, Gr. scalène.]
Definition : 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 vertebræ to the first and second ribs.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Sca*lene"
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: A triangle having its sides and angles unequal.

(Geom.)
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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