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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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Several WU-VP1-positive cells were observed (Figure 2, panel A); a serial section stained with preimmune serum at the same dilution showed a negative result (Figure 2, panel B).
Acknowledgements--A serial section series of the vampire brain prepared by Lois Copeland was kindly gifted to the author by the late Professor William Abel Wimsatt of Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.
Mercer has used serial section reconstruction to make the first precise measurements of some of the lung's tiniest structures, such as an acinus - a cluster of alveoli vented by a single airway.
The interviews were conducted with the chief librarian of PUL, the person in charge of the PUL Internet lab, two librarians working in the serial section, and three working in the circulation and reference section.
We used serial sections in the transverse (coronal) plane of the brain to localize areas with higher levels of aromatase activity.
This is indicative of higher sensitivity of step serial section as compared to frozen section and conventional H&E staining.
Microscopically benign thyroid follicles in cervical lymph nodes: serial section study of lymph node inclusions and entire thyroid gland in 5 cases.
The system incorporates a 300-slide autoloader that supports multiple 1x3 and 2x3 inch slides and registration of serial sections for 3D reconstruction, along with 6x8 inch slides for large specimen imaging.
Serial sections (small wedge, defect open; small wedge, defect closed; large wedge, defect open; large wedge, defect closed [equivalent to a protruding ear]; and pinnectomy) were undertaken, and the sound intensity changes assessed.
Three sets of 15 consecutive serial sections, each measuring 3-5 [micro]m in thickness and mounted on separate slides, were prepared from each case at one sitting, taking care to always use the same microtome in order not to lose any tissue in between sections.
Serial sections of cervical and thoracic segments of 6wks.