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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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Rostrum sagittal sections were not marked with either Calcofluor or Congo Red stains, probably because of the lower chitin-to-protein ratio in the rostrum area of cephalopod beaks, as reported by Miserez et al.
For accurate results the fetus should be in a neutral position, away from the amnion, and seen in sagittal section, Dr.
6: Computed tomography of the head a) coronal section and b) sagittal section 28 Figure 1.
Parts of the proglottids were embedded in paraffin, and sagittal sections were prepared for morphologic observation.
The MRI of the left knee in the axial, coronal, and sagittal sections revealed a nonspecific mass encasing the left ACL and PCL ligament with minimal joint effusion, which was suggestive of a synovial sarcoma of the left knee joint (Figure 2).