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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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The lesion structure or region of interest can be synchronically displayed in cross, sagittal, and coronal sections.
At the end of the assay, the head was frozen and coronal sections were obtained as described.
Figure 3 a: MRI T1 weight coronal section showing low intensity soft tissue signals occupying the region middle meatus extending above to the fovea ethmoidalis and laterally into the orbit.
b) Coronal section of kidney, when observed with naked eye revealed clearly distinct 2 zones--outer red-brown cortex and inner lighter medulla after 1st and 2nd weeks of treatment with Chlorpyrifos (5 mg/kg body weight) in Group-B and after 1st week of treatment with Chlorpyrifos in Group-C.
Coronal sections were performed with the patients in prone position with extended neck and the plane perpendicular to axial plane.
Under histologic examination of PNBF free of tumor, a blue cement line was frequently seen on Hematoxylin and eosin (H&E) stains, separating the cortex from the periosteum in the femoral diaphyses, on both axial and coronal sections of the bone.
Methods: Coronal sections of mouse first mandibular molars were examined at 26 days old, when tooth root was complete.
In this study we consider coronal sections of the brain, and although we suspect that a different direction might provide similar results, this would need to be confirmed in an additional study.
The ARA gives us 132 coronal sections that are 25 micrometers thick spaced 100 micrometers apart.