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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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A serial section of the BAL sample stained with an isotype-matched antibody to the cytokeratin antibody (#555746 mouse IgG1; BD Biosciences) and preimmune rabbit serum was negative.
Pathologist workflow enhancements - ability to create a worklist that gives pathologists the flexibility to work on cases in their desired order; the option to include gross images in case reports; synchronized image viewing that is ideal for comparing serial sections on a case with different markers; and role-based portals to ensure that individual needs are met for each person in the pathology laboratory workflow.
When the original SLN was reexamined by using new serial sections or immunohistochemistry, 8 (80%) of these 10 patients with recurrence were reclassified as having a positive node.
From the paraffin blocks 2 um thick serial sections were cut and stained using immunohistochemistry.
Serial sections from 14 specimens are presented in some 200 low- and high-magnification, grayscale plates.
15]N of serial sections along the Grauballe hair would seem to indicate seasonal variation in food intake, with emphasis on animal protein rather than plant foods.
In early studies, tracings made from horizontal serial sections (2) or photographs (4) were used to make measurements of various anatomic structures.
Serial sections 10 pm thick were taken from throughout the middle ear.