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DIRECTION. The order and government of an institution; the persons who compose the board of directors are jointly called the direction. Direction, in another sense, is nearly synonymous with instruction. (q.v.)

DIRECTION, practice. That part of a bill in chancery which contains the address of the bill to the court; this must of course, contain the appropriate and technical description of the court.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Archibald and Summer-Smith (1974) opined that an extension of the hernial ring in a cranial and medial direction facilitated ovario-hysterectomy and the same was necessary in the present case.
However the granulation tissue of both sides of the nail had increased gradually and advanced on the nail plate in the medial direction. Finally, the granulation tissue from both sides adhered and epithelial cells advanced over the granulation tissue completely.
The ACL extends in an inferior, anterior, and medial direction from its origin on the inner surface of the posterior, lateral femoral condyle to its insertion on the anterior tibial plateau anterior to the tibial spines between the attachments of the medial and lateral menisci and beneath the transverse ligament.

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