Having the sides and angles unequal; -- said of a triangle.
Designating several triangular muscles called scalene muscles.
Of or pertaining to the scalene muscles.
A triangle having its sides and angles unequal.
adjective, Greek skalenos = uneven, hence a triangle with unequal sides, an apt description of the shape of scalenus anterior and scalenus medius muscles.
Lt. from the Gr. skalenos uneven; a triangle with 3 uneven sides and angles, scalene muscles are triangular shaped.
of a triangle having three sides of different lengths
of or relating to any of the scalene muscles
a triangle that has no congruent sides
Three anterior neck muscles which attach between the back of the first six cervical vertebrae and the first and second ribs. This muscle group allows for bending and rotating the neck.
having all sides unequal, usually in reference to a triangle