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section (federal code)

A particularly numbered subpart of some federal law.The text of any federal law may be found by going to the Office of the Law Revision Counsel at uscode.house.gov and clicking on “Search the U.S. Code.” Laws written as, for example,“26 U.S.C. Section 121,”“26 U.S.C. §121,”or sometimes “U.S.C.A.”or “U.S.C.S.”consist of a “title”(26 in the example) and a “section”(121 in the example).Entering the appropriate title and section will bring up the text of the law. See also U.S.C.


section (of land)

A section is a specific area of land measuring 1 square mile. See public land survey system.

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Microscopic sections demonstrated massive hematoma surrounded by a fibrous capsule with small foci composed of papillary structures seen at the periphery of the specimen showing papillary endothelial hyperplasia-like features (Fig.
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Microscopic sections of the subpleural mass showed several distinct histologic patterns, including (1) solid sheets of round cells, (2) areas of sclerosis, (3) papillary structures with "cores" of round cells and a lining of squamous-to-cuboidal cells, and (4) hemorrhagic cysts with the same type of lining as the papillary structures.

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