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Synonyms for preparation

the condition of being made ready beforehand

a plan made in preparation for an undertaking

Synonyms for preparation

the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose

the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action)

(music) a note that produces a dissonant chord is first heard in a consonant chord

preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)

the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

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Hahn PF, Eisenberg PJ, Pitman MB, et al: Cytopathologic touch preparations (imprints) from core needle biopsies: accuracy compared with that of fine-needle aspirates.
The Wright-stained touch preparations of the lymph node revealed predominantly large lymphoid cells with reniform nuclei, large nucleoli, and a variable amount of cytoplasm, containing Golgi-based vacuoles.
Since examination facilities or wards usually do not have the material to do direct touch preparations onto EM grids, many health officials advocate placing samples into transport medium.
In the study involving 416 evaluable patients across 11 clinical trial sites, sentinel lymph nodes were tested using the GeneSearch(TM) BLN Assay and current methods for assessing nodal tissue during surgery (frozen section (FS) or touch preparations (TP)).
All cases (except 1 without spicules on BM aspiration or touch preparations of the BM core biopsy) had been subtyped according to the French-American-British (FAB) classification.