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Synonyms for section

Synonyms for section

one of the parts into which something is divided

a part severed from a whole

a particular subdivision of a written work

a thin piece, especially of tissue, suitable for microscopic examination


to make a division into parts, sections, or branches

Synonyms for section

a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope

a distinct region or subdivision of a territorial or political area or community or group of people

one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object

a small team of policemen working as part of a police platoon

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a land unit equal to 1 square mile

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(geometry) the area created by a plane cutting through a solid

a small class of students who are part of a larger course but are taught separately

a small army unit usually having a special function

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a segment of a citrus fruit

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A two-tailed Mest assuming unequal variance was used to test the significance of difference between plasma or serum calcium and the number of frozen sections between the groups.
Based on this probable diagnosis, careful intraoperative frozen section evaluation helps urologists avoid unnecessary orchidectomy in certain cases.
6) The pathologist's role at the time of frozen section is to identify histologic features in the context of the other donor risk factors that will ultimately determine the suitability of the graft for transplantation.
A prospective study comparing touch imprint cytology, frozen section analysis, and rapid cytokeratin immunostain for intraoperative evaluation of axillary sentinel lymph nodes in breast cancer.
In our case, not surprisingly, attempts at frozen-section analysis to rule out a malignancy were fruitless, as all frozen sections from the initial surgery were falsely negative for malignancy, not to mention melanoma.
Indications for the frozen section were for primary diagnosis, extent of resection (margins), or intraoperative staging.
Capturing cells from one frozen section requires <30 min, and proceeding from transfer film to 20-50 spectral peaks is equally fast.
Barr and Hammock say "an interesting trend emerging in the frozen section is the proliferation of regional American cuisine offerings, which mirrors medical eating trends.
In 2008 the company introduced Rapid IHC([R]) with the Wave System, a semi-automated platform that delivers frozen section IHC results in 15 minutes for intraoperative diagnosis.
Arrangement for Frozen Section Biopsy High Definition Endoscopic Camera Combined USG and Pneumatic Intracorporeal Lithotripter
Because these tumors are difficult to diagnose preoperatively, intraoperative consultation with frozen section often helps thoracic surgeons identify patients who would be better served by wedge or segmental resection than by lobectomy.
Price and Availability Sister Schubert's Sweet Hawaiian Rolls and Mini Loaves are available in the grocers' frozen section for a suggested retail price of $3.
Medical Center), provides guidance on intraoperative diagnosis (organized by biopsy material) and aims to address the following issues: the indications for intraoperative diagnosis, information required by the pathologist before rendering a diagnosis, how specimens should be handled intraoperatively, the pitfalls in diagnosis in light of the limitations of intraoperative testing, the information that the pathologist needs to share with the surgeon, the managerial consequences of intraoperative diagnosis, when the pathologist should advise against subjecting a biopsy to frozen section evaluation, and how the pathologist should handle an inappropriate request for frozen section diagnosis.
The utility of frozen section analysis (FSA) in intraoperative surgical management, especially obviation of unnecessary radical surgery, has never been properly investigated.