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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 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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Out of 10 malignant glial tumours 5 cases (50%) were reported as glioblastoma, 4 cases (40%) were reported as high grade astrocytoma and in one case suspicion of anaplastic meningioma was offered which was confirmed on paraffin section.
Comparison was made with the final diagnosis after histopathology was performed on examining permanent paraffin sections.
Either intraoperative frozen or paraffin sections are prepared for viewing and diagnosis by simply loading the slide on the microscope.
Before we could make a definitive diagnosis in our patient, we needed a paraffin section for histology.
Immunostaining of estrogen receptor in paraffin sections of breast carcinomas using monoclonal antibody D75P3 gamma: effects of fixation.
One of the major purposes of paraffin section IHC panels is to serve as an aid in making a series of diagnostic decisions when lymph node biopsies or hematopoietic/ lymphoid infiltrates at extranodal sites are evaluated.
Ten cases were positive for thyroid transcription factor 1, which was confirmed on subsequent paraffin sections.
Immunohistochemical demonstration of oestrogen and progesterone receptors in paraffin sections of breast carcinoma.
Immunoperoxidase stain performed on paraffin sections of SPHTN (cases 1 and 2) revealed no expression of CK-19.
Paraffin section detection of the c-kit gene product (CD117) in human tissues: value in the diagnosis of mast cell disorders.
The development of a CD103 antibody for immunostaining on paraffin sections made it possible to perform phenotyping in situ.